MIT Kerberos for Windows 2.6 Beta 1 is available

Tom Yu tlyu at MIT.EDU
Wed Jan 14 19:44:58 EST 2004

The MIT Kerberos for Windows 2.6 Beta 1 release is now available.  You
may download its installer from the MIT Kerberos distribution page,

The main MIT Kerberos web page is

What's new in KfW 2.6 Beta 1:

    * Leash has been turned into a System Tray application

    * Leash implements IP address change detection which is used in
      conjunction with KDC Probing to determine when ticket getting
      dialogs should be displayed to the end user

    * Leash API functions no longer display dialogs to the end user on

    * Kerberos 5 Credential Cache Name changes are now functional

    * aklog support for Kerberos 5 credentials has been added [-5 switch]

    * krb5_cc api support for accessing the Microsoft Kerberos LSA cache
      in read-only mode.  Use a ccache name of "MSLSA:".

    * Kerberos 5 library updated to release 1.3.2 (beta 1)

    * KClient and GSSAPI libraries will now automatically display the
      Leash Obtain Ticket Getting Tickets dialog box when a request for
      service tickets is made and no TGTs exist.

    * The Leash online help functionality has been updated.  The
      HtmlHelp engine is now used instead of WinHelp.  All content has
      been updated.

    * A new installer based on the open source NullSoft Installation
      System is provided.  Source is provided as part of the SDK to
      allow for customization.

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