Kerberos authentication module for nginx

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Wed Jun 10 20:23:05 MSD 2009

Trying to figure out how to get it to allow authentication against
KDCs without the machine actually being on the domain.

That should allow me to test it personally a lot easier too, and then
I plan on releasing it. The developer has actually joined the list

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 2:54 AM, Matteo Redaelli<lists at> wrote:
> Ciao Michael,
> Any news about your useful new module?
> Regards
> Matteo
> Michael Shadle wrote:
>> well at the moment i am waiting for the current developer (that i am
>> paying) to finish it to a "complete" enough state and then let the
>> community mature it and hack it up, maybe have igor take a look and
>> correct any possible things that might make nginx unhappy. the
>> developer knows C but is not fluent in either nginx or kerberos, so
>> he's doing a trial by fire.
>> the one thing i want to make sure first is that you don't need to join
>> the machine to the domain to use it. currently i personally can't
>> figure out how to get it all going yet.
>> but the "terms" of the rentacoder bid were to keep this open and that
>> it would be released publicly once it is in a functional state. adding
>> features in can happen after that, but for now i just need basic
>> SPNEGO type authentication support, and that's basically the scope of
>> it. the more people want to hack on it, make it better, enhance it,
>> the better :)
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