Cygwin ssh and MS AD

Wed Nov 21 15:22:00 GMT 2007

On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 14:58:39 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote
> On Nov 18 23:08, pat wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I need to access from MS Windows to UNIX system using OpenSSH (from Cygwin).
> > Both will be authenticated against MS Active Directory. But problem is if the
> > OpenSSH from Cygwin using Kerberos ticket from Windows workstation or not?
> If you use password authentication you're authenticated against AD.
> This is essentially using Kerberos under the hood, AFAIK.  OpenSSH does
> not use Kerberos directly since Kerberos support is not linked into
> OpenSSH, basically because nobody is maintaining a working kerberos
> implementation as part of the Cygwin distribution.
> Corinna
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> Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding 
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> Red Hat

Thanks a lot. So the result is that Cygwin OpenSSH cannot be used with
Kerberos without OpenSSH update (and probably manual build).


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