Kerberos is a computer network authentication protocol, which allows nodes communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner. Its designers aimed primarily at a client–server model, and it provides mutual authentication — both the user and the server ...

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Samba Authentication

I know it's going to seem like I haven't done the research here, because I have done it, and I know how many related questions and tutorials there are. I have read every tutorial I can find online for ...
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error reading keytab file krb5.keytab

I've noticed these kerberos keytab error messages on both SLES 11.2 and CentOS 6.3: sshd[31442]: pam_krb5[31442]: error reading keytab 'FILE: / etc/ krb5. keytab' /etc/krb5.keytab does not exist on ...
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Kerberos: Separating AS and TGS

In Kerberos, the Authentication Server (AS) and the Ticket Granting Server (TGS) are generally implemented on the same server. This machine is called the Key Distribution Center (KDC). Surely, it ...
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Why does MIT Kerberos kinit warn “Your passwod will expire” when your principal is what is about to expire?

While doing some experimenting I noticed that the MIT Kerberos version 5 "kinit" program will warn you when either your password is about to expire (within 7 days) or when your principal is about to ...
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Windows Authentication KRB5KRB_AP_ERR_MODIFIED

Let me preface by saying, I've been on this issue for about a week and a half now and I can't figure it out. I think I'm close, but every time I've thought that so far, I was wrong. I've looked at ...
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Does Kerberos provide Encryption of Application Session data?

I understand kerberos provides authentication using encryption. I see it exchanges session keys. Are those session keys used for applications send their data over that network encryption after ...
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Any other option than HTTPS + Basic auth for reverse proxied IIS site that uses double hop authentication to SQL server

We've been struggling for a while to get, what I had assumed would be a relatively common scenario to work and would appreciate any pointers. We have 2 x Windows 2012 Servers running IIS Server SQL ...
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Why is my OSX client having so much trouble connecting to our SMB server?

I'm asking this here because I think I'm more likely to find SMB/kerberos experts here than in Ask Different, which seems to be mostly related to OSX client issues. When I first connect to our SMB ...
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Change apache config based on connecting OS

I'm looking for a way to add an "if statement" to an Apache httpd.conf file. I would like to know if it is possible to do something like this: -if OS is Linux- EnableKerberosAuth true ...
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IIS Credential Delegation for AppPool in Integrated Pipeline mode

I know there have been mkore than a dozen articles on this topic, but for some reason I have not been able to find a solution. Server WEB1 has IIS7.5 with a site using Windows Authentication (kernel ...
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Demoted domain controller still authenticating users

Why is a demoted domain controller still authenticating users? Whenever users log onto workstations with domain accounts, this demoted DC authenticates them. Its security log shows their logons, ...
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Configure MSSQL 2008 to use kerberos authentication

I would like to set my current mssql db (2008 and 2012) to authenticate using a linux kerberos server that I have in my environment . The windows station is in a workgroup and I would like to avoid ...
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How to enable kerberos authentication to a Java web app

I'm currently using Centrify to aid with Kerberos/AD integration in our environment. Right now we have Kerberos enabled on a Centrified version of Apache. We are trying to run jnlp files through ...
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Cannot authenticate as diradmin - OS X Server 10.6 Workgroup Manager

As far as I can tell, not an uncommon problem: when I try to authenticate as 'diradmin' in Workgroup Manager for /LDAPv3/127.0.0.1 it fails with a login problem: "The login information is not valid ...
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apache poor performance with Kerberos Authentication

I have an apache instance that uses kerberos for SSO with an internal application that we have running. However the performance is very very poor. I believe from a tcp dump that when a user hits ...
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How to reset Keytab for FreeIPA Server and Client

I followed the standard documentation to install FreeIPA server and client on hosts 'SRV' and 'CLT' respectively. I then added a user 'X' to FreeIPA using Web UI. Now when i try to SSH as X to CLT, i ...
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What does squid proxy do when negating acl proxy_auth_regex in rule?

The NTLM auth helper only tags users as authorized if they are member of a AD group. The Kerberos auth helper tags a user as authorized, if he was able to log in, the group check can't be done by the ...
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Does an NFS export with sec=krb5 *require* that the parent directory also be exported with sec=krb5?

I copied somebody's NFS server/client setup verbatim and am having trouble making sense of what's going on with it. This is the /etc/exports: /export ...
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Encounter an error when configuer secure hadoop : org.apache.hadoop.security.AccessControlException

I try to configure secure hadoop with kerberos. I have started KDC server , generated and copy related keytab to corresponding node. kerberos can work normally (use kinit) but when i try to start ...
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RDP in 2008 R2 domain no longer working - possible Kerberos issue

Everything was working fine and no changes were made. For no apparent reason, we can no longer RDP to any domain computers except for the domain controllers themselves. This includes Windows 7 clients ...
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Windows Server Manager Kerberos error 0x80090322

I have been frustrated with this issue for two days now so I finally decided to ask this on serverfault. I'm setting up a Windows lab environment. It has a Win2012R2 domain controller (srv001) and ...
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Add custom headers to HTTP 401 responses from Kerberos mod_auth_kerb

I'm using Apache with mod_auth_kerb to perform HTTP authentication. How do I add custom headers to the 401 Authorization Required response generated by the auth module? The relevant sections of my ...
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Kerberos Authentication for workstations not on domain

I have a base understanding of how Kerberos works in an Active Directory environment and the methods it uses to authenticate users and workstations onto the network, but my question is.. since ...
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How can I force sudo to accept a user's AD password on RHEL6

In our environment we do not join Linux boxes to the Microsoft Domain. We do however setup Kerberos. This allows us to log into the boxes using our AD credentials as long as there is a local account ...
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Why do kerberos HOWTOs specify to copy keytabs securely to the host? Is networked kadmin not secure?

Kerberos HOWTOs often have words similar to these: Securely transfer (via flash drive, disk, or encrypted connection) the keytab to the client host. Is logging in on the client host as root, ...
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setting kerberos ktpass ktab all that JAAS

I have a couple of questions on Kerberos on Windows. I want to find out what the purpose of mapping a user to a service using ktpass is. For example I am on windows and I run ktpass like this: ...
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How does a Kerberos Client determine the Service Name portion of an SPN?

If I deploy a server call FOO/host.example.com@myrealm how does a client become aware that the service name is FOO? ENV: Unix / MIT kerberos 1.4 or 1.10 I see windows has some sort of mapping: How ...
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IIS, SQLServer, Google Chrome and Windows Authentication

I'm searching the internet for almost 4 days now and I'm stuck. I've created a simple ASP MVC4 Intranet website and I have deployed it to server called: iis. That computer is inside the same domain ...
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SSH + Kerberos but WITHOUT DNS

I was wondering if there's a way to set up SSH with Kerberos authentication without using a DNS server at all ?
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How Does an Exchange Alternative Service Account Credential work?

I recently had to assist with setting up an Exchange Alternative Service Account (ASA) credential on an Exchange CAS array. We did get the ASA working properly however I have some questions about how ...
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OpenLDAP+Kerberos authentication – id (NSS) works, but authentication says user is unknown

I have a central authentication server with OpenLDAP set up and populated, and Kerberos 5, also populated. On an Ubuntu LTS machine, I set up nslcd and kerberos client stuff. This way, issuing the ...
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Windows 7 NFS Client Using Kerberos and Linux KDC

I am trying to configure a Windows 7 Enterprise client to mount a NFSv4 share on a Linux NFS server using Kerberos and a Linux KDC. The setup is: IPA Server (OS: Scientific Linux 6.4, Pkg: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Windows 2012 Active Directory Integration, Kerberos won't resolve service principals

after having checked the whole internet literally, I hope that I might get help here. I am trying to accomplish integration of ubuntu 12.04 servers into a Windows 2012 active directory with nfs and ...
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mounting windows shares on linux while keeping windows permissions

I have a windows share on a windows2003 server (WINJOE) which I want to back up to a Linux machine (LINUXJOE) that is properly joined to the domain. My goal is to backup shared folders of WINJOE to ...
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Kerberos pre-authentication failed on nfs mount

I have the following nfs export: /home/users 192.168.1.0/24(rw,sec=krb5p,no_subtree_check,nohide,async,anonuid=65534,anongid=65534) When trying to mount that on a client I get: client:/home # ...
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Kerberos broken when upgrading Snow Leopard Server to Mountain Lion

I work for a small company where there's no dedicated system admin. I was tasked with upgrading our file and calendar server to 10.8, which I did by upgrading the OS then installing the server tools ...
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Change local password as root after configuring for MS-AD Kerberos+LDAP

I have followed this excelent post to configure Kerberos + LDAP: http://koo.fi/blog/2013/01/06/ubuntu-12-04-active-directory-authentication/ However, there are some local users used for services. When ...
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Company Wide Windows Auth with Chrome and Firefox

I know that we can allow Firefox to allow passing through of Windows credentials by editing the following about:config settings --If using Kerberos-- network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris ...
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Is it possible to set up cross realm Kerberos

We have a setup with an IIS and a SQL server and have implemented Kerberos to use SQL Sercurity directly. We have a AD forest: Internal.local and the setup works fine there. Now the customer wants ...
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Problems mounting Kerberos authenticated NFS share on CentOS 6.4

I'm trying to mount a Kerberos authenticated NFS share on a CentOS 6.4 machine. I have tried exporting the protected share from both another CentOS 6.4 machine and from our NetApp with the same ...
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Integrating Kerberos authentication on Apache with a Git server

First time asking a question here so I hope I'm in the right place to do so. I've also searched for similar problems on here, but couldn't find anything quite as similar. Here's my problem. We ...
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Kerberos with LDAP backend still using db2

I've installed and configured LDAP, installed and configured kerberos to use LDAP as the backend, as follows: [dbdefaults] ldap_kerberos_container_dn = dc=voltage,dc=com [dbmodules] ...
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help using setspn and ktpass

I'm trying to set up the SPNs and create a keytab file for tomcat kerberos spnego Single sign on. the server running tomcat7 is ubuntu-ad1.wad.eng.hytrst.com the KDC is kerberos.wad.eng.hytrust.com ...
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Mysterious kinit-failure on Debian Jessie

I have a machine with the Samba 4 AD and the second as a client. After two days of good operation, suddenly the kinit stopped working on the client-side. The reason is quite mysterious. It cannot ...
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Risks of Kerberos Delegation

I've been spending hours upon hours trying to learn and understand Windows Authentication, Kerberos, SPNs, and Constrained Delegation in IIS 7.5. One thing I just don't get is why it is "risky" to ...
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debian: cannot change password

As the root user, I can change the password: hussie:/home/claudiu# passwd Enter new password: Retype new password: passwd: password updated successfully As a non-root user I cannot: ...
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apache using mod_auth_kerb always asks for the password twice

(Debian Squeeze) I'm trying to set apache up to use Kerberos authentication to allow AD users to log in. It is working, but prompts the user twice for a username and password, with the first time ...
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SSH Kerberos authentication fails with “Wrong principal in request/Got no client credentials” on debian squeeze

I have a debian squeeze host where I can't log in with kerberos without a password prompt. An identically configured ubuntu 12.04 host works fine and can log in without getting a password prompt. ...
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Mail client with support for gssapi

I have configured Postfix and Cyrus Imap to enable SSO using Kerberos and GSSAPI. I use Thunderbird as a mail client which supports GSSAPI but I wanted to try some other client also. I tried ...
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Does kerbtray.exe not exist for windows server 2008

I can not find a valid kerbtray.exe for windows server 2008. I can only find for 2000 and 2003. Does it not exist or it is just replaced with something else?