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Solaris 8 Security by Edgar Danielyan

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Kerberos and Solaris 8

The Solaris 8 operating environment supports Kerberos versions 4 and 5 as part of the Sun Enterprise Authentication Mechanism (SEAM). The client and the pluggable authentication module (PAM) for Kerberos V5 are included in Solaris 8 and are an integrated part of the operating system. This means that any Solaris 8 system is “Kerberized” (that is, it can support Kerberos for authentication). However, Solaris 8 by itself does not include the Kerberos server software. There are a number of available Kerberos server software distributions, both free and commercial. Here are just some of them:

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