Kerberos is a computer network authentication protocol which allows nodes communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner.

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How does Kerberos' preauthentication increase security?

This FAQ entry (and the RFC itself) states that pre-authentication addresses a weakness in initial implementations of Kerberos that made it vulnerable to offline dictionary attacks. The FAQ state: ...
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Default Kerberos realm

I was following the instructions to install Samba from their website, and it said I needed to install the package krb5-user. So I typed: sudo apt-get install krb5-user It started installing, and ...
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Likewise on Ubuntu - domain user sometimes disappears from Login Screen

I'm using Likewise to authenticate to a Windows Domain on a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04. Everything seems to be working well, except for one thing. Normally, after the machine boots, I am presented ...
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Can't chgrp in NFS4 mounts

I'm using Linux in a large multi-user network. Let A be some group which I'm am member of, but which is not my primary group. According to chmod(2) I should be able to chgrp a file to group A. Trying ...
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Directly printing to remote CUPS/IPP server on Snow Leopard

I need to use Kerberos authentication when printing from my OSX machine, however, the machine itself does not have a service account in active directory, so the KDC will not issue a delegation ticket ...
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Windows Vista and 7 crossrealm authentication MIT Kerberos

I'm using Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista and 7 for cross realm authentication using MIT Kerberos 1.6 but when i try to login with a user the KDC answers: (wireshark output) error_code: ...
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Does Firefox support wildcards in NTLM / Negotiate URI's for autologin?

Following this question about Windows Domain Authentication with Firefox, does FF support using wildcards in the URI's? I'm not finding anything where it mentions support either way.