[rabbitmq-discuss] [ANN] RabbitMQ Kerberos authentication plugin
watson.timothy at gmail.com
Tue May 21 09:00:47 BST 2013
Congratulations on the first release Simon! :)
On 21 May 2013, at 06:38, Simon Lundström <simlu at su.se> wrote:
> I'm glad to be able to announce the Kerberos (note: not GSSAPI)
> authentication plugin for RabbitMQ.
> The plugin makes it possible to use Kerberos principals to login to
> RabbitMQ 3.x both via AMQP and the management GUI.
> Since Kerberos is an authentication protocol you still need a plugin to
> provide authorization. By default that is done via
> The code is available from
> <https://github.com/simmel/rabbitmq-auth-backend-kerberos> and is built
> with help from the RabbitMQ plugin development guide
> Code is licenced under the revised BSD license.
> Configuration and install documentation is also available from the
> above github page.
> The plugin works with both Heimdal and MIT Kerberos libs.
> I'd like to thank everyone who has helped this become a reality,
> especially Simon and Tim from VMware and Linus and Klas, my former
> Finally I'd like to thank my employer, IT Services at Stockholm
> University, for giving me the opportunity to learn C (atleast, more
> properly) and Erlang.
>  While we would love to use GSSAPI instead of user/password via
> Kerberos, we weren't that keen on implementing GSSAPI in all
> RabbitMQ/AMQP libraries available.
> - Simon
> Simon Lundström
> Section for Infrastructure
> IT Services
> Stockholm University
> SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
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