Actually, Kerberos IS a standard. It was invented at MIT in the early 80's.
Not only is Kerberos used by Passport , but it is also used as the
authentication mechanism whenever you log into a windows 2k/3k domain...

Now, if you don't want to configure your workstations to participate in a
windows domain, you can choose to run the Kerberos server on a non-Windows
platform such as Linux, any Unix, Apple, any IBM platform (except

Patrick Botz
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