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Important Authentication Solutions -Kerberos


Kerberos is one of the most important authentication systems available to developers and network architects.  It’s aim is simple – to provide a single sign on to an environment comprising of multiple systems and protocols.  Kerberos therefore allows mutual authentication and importantly secure encrypted communication between both users and systems.   It’s different too many…

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Some IP Routing Stuff


Conceptually IP routing is pretty straight forward, especially when you look at it from the hosts point of view.  If the destination is directly connected such as a direct link or on the same Ethernet network then the IP datagram is simply forwarded to it’s destination.  If it’s not connected then the host simply send…

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Proxies and Capturing Authentication Credentials


As the administrator of any internet facing network knows, there are certain essentials in allowing your clients access to the internet.  Most networks employ a proxy server to help mitigate this risk, but simply installing a proxy and leaving it be is actually going to cause more problems than it solves.  For example one essential…

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