All posts tagged with 'Kerberos'

Java 7, JAAS and Kerberos Single Sign-on vs. newer Windows Systems


Java Authentication and Authorization Service aka JAAS is a pretty neat way to build a pluggable authentication mechanism for a Java application. My goal was to build a Single Sign-on (SSO) mechanism targeted on Windows machines (Windows XP SP3, Windows 7) that uses the cached kerberos ticket. The jaas configuration should be pretty simple: name_of_the_login_context […]

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