On Thu, 2011-09-15 at 17:51 -0400, Jimmy wrote:
> I'm still working on this... I was reading this post in the archives:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/freeipa-users@redhat.com/msg02049.html
> Dmitri's statement "There might be some MIT documentation about how to
> join a Windows machine to MIT KDC. If this can be done I am sure the
> same can be done with IPA." should be true, but for the windows system
> to use authentication I have to be able to set the host password in
> Kerberos. There doesn't seem to be a way to do that in the FreeIPA
> interface. I would normally do that in kadmin if working directly in
> kerberos, but that's not possible either. 
> *IS* there a way to set the host password so that machines can provide
> user authentication for a windows client?
Use ipa-getkeytab with the -P option to specify a 'password' to use to
generate the keys instead of letting it generate a random password.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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