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Kerberos: The Definitive Guide by Jason Garman

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Kerberos Terminology and Concepts

Now we’ll begin to examine terminology that is specific to the Kerberos authentication system. There are many parts to Kerberos, and each has a name that will be defined here and used throughout the rest of the book. The descriptions that follow suffice for implementing a Kerberos realm, but the details of how these work are covered in the next chapter, where we will examine the protocols in detail.

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