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Free implementation of Kerberos 5

Kerberos is a network authentication protocol defined in RFC 1510. It is designed to provide strong authentication for client/server applications by using secret-key cryptography. Heimdal contains library support and various servers and clients, both adminstrative and Kerberos-enabled daemons such as telnet.



version 7.1.0 (stable)
released on 22 December 2016




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Janet Casey

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9 July 2004

Leaders and contributors

Johan Danielsson Maintainer
Love Hörnquist Åstrand Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:heimdal-bugs@pdc.kth.se
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/heimdal
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/heimdal

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.


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