Kerberos Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the Kerberos Protocol.

Protocol Description

Kerberos is a computer network authentication protocol, which allows people communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner.


Version 2.88

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 88 100%
UDP 88 < 1%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 88 - Kerberos



External Resources

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