An implementation of Kerberos, a network authentication protocol designed to provide strong authentication for client/server applications, for OpenVMS systems.

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Kerberos performs authentication as a trusted third-party authentication service by using secret key cryptography. Kerberos provides verifies the identities of principals without relying on authentication by the host operating system, without basing trust on host addresses, without requiring physical security of all the hosts on the network, and under the assumption that packets traveling along the network can be read, modified, and inserted at will.

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Integrity: support included in BOE.
Alpha: Alpha-SYSTEM.