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Old 06-15-2005, 04:11 PM   #1
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Kerberos Authentication

I have setup the kerberos client on my SUSE Linu workstation. I have a Windows 2003 server domain and whenever I do the kinit, I get the error "kinit: Password incorrect" Any suggestions would be great.

Old 06-16-2005, 01:56 PM   #2
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Here's part of my /etc/krb5.conf that works for me under Debian Sarge. Only what I highlighted in bold are my own changes - DOMAIN.COM is my Windows domain name and DC1 and DC2 are my Windows Domain Controllers.

default_realm = DOMAIN.COM
# The following krb5.conf variables are only for MIT Kerberos.
krb4_config = /etc/krb.conf
krb4_realms = /etc/krb.realms
kdc_timesync = 1
ccache_type = 4
forwardable = true
proxiable = true
# The following encryption type specification will be used by MIT Kerberos
# if uncommented. In general, the defaults in the MIT Kerberos code
# are correct and overriding these specifications only serves to disable
# new encryption types as they are added, creating interoperability problems.
# default_tgs_enctypes = aes256-cts arcfour-hmac-md5 des3-hmac-sha1 des-cbc-crc des-cbc-md5
# default_tkt_enctypes = aes256-cts arcfour-hmac-md5 des3-hmac-sha1 des-cbc-crc des-cbc-md5
#permitted_enctypes = aes256-cts arcfour-hmac-md5 des3-hmac-sha1 des-cbc-crc des-cbc-md5

# The following libdefaults parameters are only for Heimdal Kerberos.
v4_instance_resolve = false
v4_name_convert = {
host = {
rcmd = host
ftp = ftp
plain = {
something = something-else

kdc = DC1
kdc = DC2
admin_server = DC2


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