Need info on Kerberos configuration with AES & SHA2

Prashanth Marampally PMarampally at
Sat Jan 3 09:40:17 EST 2015

Thank you so much Ben. I really appreciate your help.

-----Original Message-----
From: Benjamin Kaduk [mailto:kaduk at MIT.EDU] 
Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2015 2:15 AM
To: Prashanth Marampally
Cc: kerberos at
Subject: Re: Need info on Kerberos configuration with AES & SHA2

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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