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keberos with fetch (2 posts)

  • Started 6 years ago by ben
  • Latest reply 6 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • ben Member

    I am trying to use kerberos with fetch. After I knint and get my credentialsi launch fetch. I am testing the fetch now so I got the 15 day trial version. the option for kclient is grayed out. is that what i need for kerberos?
    thanks

    Posted 6 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi,

    Generally with modern Kerberos installations, you want to choose FTP with GSSAPI from the Connection type pop-up. GSSAPI is the interface Fetch uses to work with Kerberos v5.

    KClient is a Mac interface to Kerberos v4, and Kerberos v4 is in the process of being phased out. Apple no longer includes support for KClient/Kerberos v4 in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, so Fetch cannot offer it as an option, which is probably why it is grayed out for you.

    And, needless to say, the server you plan to connect to needs to be configured to support Kerberos connections before Fetch can connect successfully to it.

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 6 years ago #

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