Introduction to <application>MIT krb5</application> MIT krb5 is a free implementation of Kerberos 5. Kerberos is a network authentication protocol. It centralizes the authentication database and uses kerberized applications to work with servers or services that support Kerberos allowing single logins and encrypted communication over internal networks or the Internet. Package information Download (HTTP): Download (FTP): Download size: &mitkrb-size; Estimated Disk space required: &mitkrb-buildsize; Estimated build time: &mitkrb-time; <application>MIT krb5</application> dependencies Optional , and krb4 Some sort of time synchronization facility on your system (like ) is required since Kerberos won't authenticate if there is a time difference between a kerberized client and the KDC server.