In this chapter, we learned how to adapt a Kerberos environment, such as that offered by Microsoft Active Directory within a Windows Domain, to supply integrated single sign-on for users of Windows operating systems. This provides a seamless, high-quality login experience to users, and eases the burden on systems administrators. In this chapter we have:
- Studied an overview of the important elements behind the Kerberos SPNEGO authentication protocol
- Learned about the infrastructure requirements and important setup steps to support a Kerberos-enabled web application
- Configured JBCP Pets to support SPNEGO Kerberos-backed single sign-on authentication
- Reviewed common troubleshooting steps for Kerberos-enabled web applications
- Examined the configuration ...