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Kerberos authentication backend for Python Social Auth

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This package provides Kerberos backend for Python Social Auth. It can be used to enable passwordless authentication inside a Django app or any other application that supports Python Social Auth. This is a pure Python implementation which doesn’t depend on Apache mod_auth_kerb.

First configure PSA and then the following settings:


SOCIAL_AUTH_KRB5_KEYTAB = '/tmp/your-application.keytab'

For more information about Kerberos see:



This module has been tested manually with Kiwi TCMS. Automated tests do not exist because we can’t quite figure out how to use gssapi-console as part of unit tests! If you do figure it out a pull request will be greatly appreciated!

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