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MIT Kerberos Extras for Mac is an application that installs tickets on a computer in order to grant access to essential MIT services. The application provides customizations for some MIT applications requiring Kerberos authentication, enabling you to gain secure access to SAPgui and connect to Athena via SSH. Learn more.

How to Obtain


Kerberos Extras for Mac is available for use by MIT faculty, staff, and students.


Download Kerberos Extras for Mac


Although Kerberos is included with Mac OS X, Kerberos Extras must also be installed under an admin account on your Mac.

Installation instructions
Note: You will receive a warning when opening this app for the first time. Bypass this by overriding your security settings.


After installation, Kerberos Extras operates in the background and does not require user intervention.