Kerberos

Kerberos is an network authentication protocol designed to provide strong mutual authentication for client/server applications by using secret-key cryptography.

Resources:

  • MIT Kerberos implementation [1 ]
  • GNU Kerberos implementation (Shishi) [2 ]
  • Wikipedia [3 ]
  • comp.protocols.kerberos FAQ [4 ]

JKU TWAPI can work with Kerberos. See SASL and TWAPI.