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Old 05-26-2005, 08:09 PM   #1
paul_mat
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Authenticating Linux Active Directory


hi there,

i'm trying to get my REDHAT server to authenticate against Active Directory using PAM and so far i've managed to get winbind working when i type the command

'wbinfo -g'

i get the list of all the domain groups, i've added it to the domain using the

'net ads join -S <server name> -U <username>'

and it all works fine i THINK i have my kerberos client working ... now i've edited my krb5.conf file (shown below [1])

and i've found this suse site (shown below[2])

tell me that if i type in the command 'kinit <username>'

and then my password i should get the response

'kinit: NOTICE: ticket renewable lifetime is 1 week'

but when i type it in i get nothing ... can someone tell me what i'm doing wrong. or if this is only ment to happen in SUSE not REDHAT. or if there is a kerberos log file i can look at to see if the authentication actually worked?

[1]

[libdefaults]
default_realm = SCHOOL.CATHEDRAL.QLD.EDU.AU

[realms]
SCHOOL.CATHEDRAL.QLD.EDU.AU = {
kdc = senior-server.school.cathedral.qld.edu.au
default_domain = SCHOOL.CATHEDRAL.QLD.EDU.AU
kpasswd_server = senior-server.school.cathedral.qld.edu.au
admin_server = senior-server.school.cathedral.qld.edu.au
}

[domain_realm]
.school.cathedral.qld.edu.au = SCHOOL.CATHEDRAL.QLD.EDU.AU

[2]

http://www.wown.com/articles_tutoria...Directory.html

Last edited by paul_mat; 05-26-2005 at 08:12 PM.
 
Old 06-10-2005, 07:01 PM   #2
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If you're using Krb5 for your auth, have you verified that the user that you are attempting to auth as has an entry in the /etc/passwd file?

in my experience, Krb was strictly used for authentication of identity, not providing the remainder of the posix attributes...so you needed to have an /etc/passwd entry for the user.
 
Old 09-30-2006, 06:24 PM   #3
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This may be of some use:

http://cb-net.co.uk/readarticle.php?article_id=5

-Chris
 
  


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