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I want to test or install Kerberoes for authentication.

Is it a part of AD DS or a stand alone application which i can install on window server 2008

Do i need anything else to make it working

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You don't need to do anything special besides install AD to get kerberos. Essentially:

Kerberos + LDAP + MS Extentions to LDAP = MS AD

Basically what you have there is the following:

Kerberos does the AUTHENTICATION in an active directory network
LDAP is the AUTHORIZATION system
And then the fun little extra bit - MS Extensions to LDAP is essentially glue microsoft put in to make their applications work better (or lock you in/make your life painful when trying to integrate with other non-microsoft systems ... depends on your view)

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