In the last episode (Sep 22), Whisler, David said:
> Does anyone know if MySQL currently integrates with MIT Kerberos
> authentication (http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/)
> <http://web.mit.edu/Kerberos/> . And if not, are they working on
> this for a future release? MIT Kerberos has broad use in government,
> academic and research institutions as well as some corporate
> environments. In addition, Microsoft has implemented it's own
> version of Kerberos. And Oracle integrates with it, which enables us
> to have "single-sign on" for our Oracle Database applications once we
> have logged into our network, but we'd like to have this same
> function available for our MySQL databases as well.
There's already a "Permit authentification outside of mysql" bug report
Must be pretty far down on the todo list, though..