General Kerberos Cryptosystem Support for the Kerberos 5 GSSAPI Mechanism

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (krb-wg WG)
Author Kenneth Raeburn 
Last updated 2003-08-14
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This document describes an update to the Kerberos 5 mechanism for GSSAPI to allow the use of Kerberos-defined cryptosystems directly in GSSAPI messages, without requiring further changes for each new encryption or checksum algorithm that complies with the Kerberos crypto framework specifications.


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