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Kerberos authentication for Django
==================================

Provide Kerberos authentication to Django applications.

Basic usage
===========

Add this to your project `urls.py`::

url('^accounts/kerberos/', include('django_auth_kerb.urls')),

And use the default authentication backend, by adding that to your `settings.py` file::

AUTHENTICATION_BACKENDS = (
'django_auth_kerberos.backends.KerberosBackend',
)

Settings
========

`KERBEROS_HOSTNAME`
-------------------

Hostname for retrieving the service key, the correspondig principal will be
`HTTP/{KERBEROS_HOSTNAME}@DEFAULT_REAML`, default is `None`. If `None` the hostname
from the request will be used.

`KERBEROS_KEYTAB`
-----------------

File path of the keytab containing the key for the service principal, default
is `None`. If `None` the default host keytab will be tried, which should fails
since it's usually only readable by root.

`KERBEROS_BACKEND_CREATE`
-------------------------

Whether to create user if no existing model can be found, default is `False`.

`KERBEROS_BACKEND_ADMIN_REGEXP`
-------------------------------

A regular expression that the principal must match to get superuser privileges,
default is `None`. A classic example could be `r'^.*/admin$'`.

Custom backend
==============

A custom authentication backend can be used, in this case the signature of the
authenticate method must be::

class CustomKerberosBackend(object):
def authenticate(self, principal=None):
pass

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