[JDEV] Distributed Authentication - thoughts people?

Jonathan Siegle jsiegle at psu.edu
Thu Sep 27 08:19:08 CDT 2001

> because frankly, kerberos was not designed with http in mind. ms will
> have to come up with ugly hacks to make this work.

Is this because of the statelessness of http? We use mod_auth_dce and
mod_auth_extern to authenticate users for our web services. This seems to
work well in our environment. 

> this was discussed at length on the decentralization mailing list, see
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/decentralization/messagesearch?query=kerberos

I didn't see a reply to message 4018 from the search you suggested.  Was
there a reply that showed the argument against what the gentleman


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