[clug] Kerberos - KDC

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Sat Jul 17 13:07:57 GMT 2004

On 2004 Jul 17, , at 4:42 PM, Joel Plane wrote:
> I'm trying to setup Kerberos 5 on RedHat 7.3
> I'll be using it to authenticate telnet.
> I have created the Master KDC but I'm still having troubles
> When I try to log into telnet I receive the following error:
> "Cannot contact any KDC for requested realm while getting initial
> credentials"
> Any Ideas?

You need to have either a correct /etc/krb5.conf file with the KDC 
address configured on the client or you need to have the KDC SRV 
entries in your DNS.

To test it use kinit and klist.

Kim Holburn
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