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Kerberos protocol : an overview Distributed Systems Fall 2002

@inproceedings{Baliello2002KerberosP,
  title={Kerberos protocol : an overview Distributed Systems Fall 2002},
  author={Carlo Baliello},
  year={2002}
}
The Kerberos Authentication Service, developed at MIT, provides a trusted third-party authentication to verify users’ identity. Here it is presented an overview of this protocol. The article can be logically divided in two parts, the first one describes the protocol, in the perspectives of the client and the server, focusing on how Kerberos achieve authentication. It is also given an idea of which are its limitations. The second part, instead, deals with practical arguments concerning Kerberos… Expand

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