[Samba] nslcd service - "Client not found in Kerberos database"

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Thu Jul 12 12:50:30 MDT 2012

On 12/07/12 20:30, Quinn Plattel wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> Thanks for the info - that helps a lot!
> I can see that the /etc/init.d/nslcd script in Ubuntu needs modifying in
> order for k5start to work.  It uses -u to specify an alternate principal
> which you don't use in your example.
> The script uses "host/client.example.com <http://client.example.com>" as
> an alternate principal - can you not use that principal format instead
> of just a user name?
Hi Quinn
It's one of the annoyances with Ubuntu. Just disable the automatic 
starting of k5start with nslcd as in my item:
4.edit /etc/default/nslcd to contain: K5START_START="no"

Make sure k5start is active before nslcd


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