Need info on Kerberos configuration with AES & SHA2

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk at MIT.EDU
Fri Jan 2 15:45:00 EST 2015

On Fri, 2 Jan 2015, Prashanth Marampally wrote:

> Hi,
> I am naive to kerberos.
> Would like to know whether or not can we configure kerberos 5 with AES &
> SHA2. If yes, please guide me with some articles, documentations etc.

Currently, you cannot.

There is a draft proposal for how such a combination could be done
(, but
it is just a draft and has not yet been finalized as an IETF RFC.  After
that happens, someone would have to actually implement the proposal in a
kerberos library.

-Ben Kaduk

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