1.1.8 - Tickets

All the kerberos system is based on the dstribution of tickets.

A Ticket is an encrypted data generated by the Kerberos Server and used by a service. It gives the right for a user to access a service, assuming the service can decrypt the ticket.

It also contains many other fields, like the ticket’s expiration date, for instance.

What’s inside a Ticket ?

Here are the information that can be found in a ticket. Most of them are encrypted using the service’s secret key.


The blue boxes are optionnal informations.