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From "Andre-John Mas (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (CMIS-245) Support multiple server authentication types (Kerberos especially)
Date Sat, 10 Nov 2012 14:57:11 GMT


Andre-John Mas updated CMIS-245:

    Comment: was deleted

(was: At the company where I work, Kerberos is used for authentication, as well, via SPNEGO.

The one thing I am wondering, and I haven't explored the chemistry code yet, is whether Kerberos
authentication should be handled by the HTTP client layer transparently? When I have time
I will explore this and let you know if I come up with anything useful. 

BTW the url2lib link above appears to be dead. )
> Support multiple server authentication types (Kerberos especially)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CMIS-245
>                 URL:
>             Project: Chemistry
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: python-cmislib
>            Reporter: Benjamin Kahn
> Many Alfresco installs use Kerberos for authentication.  cmislib should support this
authentication scheme and possibly others.
> There is a urllib2 auth system for Kerberos available:

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