Python – Kerberos authentication with python


I need to write a script in python to check a webpage, which is protected by kerberos. Is there any possibility to do this from within python and how? The script is going to be deployed on a linux environment with python 2.4.something installed.


Best Answer

I think that python-krbV and most Linux distributions also have a python-kerberos package. For example, Debian has one of the same name. Here's the documentation on it

Extract from link:

"This Python package is a high-level wrapper for Kerberos (GSSAPI) operations. The goal is to avoid having to build a module that wraps the entire Kerberos.framework, and instead offer a limited set of functions that do what is needed for client/server Kerberos authentication based on "