Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design
Edition 3

By George Coulouris, Jean Dollimore and Tim Kindberg
Addison-Wesley, ©Pearson Education 2001

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Supplementary material for Chapter 7:
A Java implementation of Kerberos

We received the following email message about this project. However we have not yet had time to evaluate it. Would anyone that tries it please let us know how they got on. Email us at:

From: tycordinal <tycordinal@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Sun May 18, 2003 10:36:10 am Europe/London
To: authors@cdk3.net
Subject: Kerberos Authentication using Java

Dear authors,

I am a university student in Singapore (www.ntu.edu.sg ), and I have been much benefited by reading your book. To have a good understanding of Kerberos Authentication, I have implemented a simple frame work in java, using JDK 1.4.0_03. If you are interested, it is at

I wish this small project can shed a light to friends taking their Distributed System course, hence If your website can put a link to this project to serve as an example, I would be much appreciated. It is open source, under GPL.