On 01/23/2013 05:50 PM, Eric Chennells wrote:
> Hello,
> I have the unfortunate requirement of needing to authenticate windows
> XP clients against freeipa.
> I have followed the instuctions of these two guides:
> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/15/html/FreeIPA_Guide/Using_Microsoft_Windows.html
> http://freeipa.org/page/Windows_authentication_against_FreeIPA
> Kerberos is working, because I can do a kinit username and properly
> receive a krbtgt principle.
> However on login I get the error "The system could not log you on".
> For the map user step I did "ksetup /mapuser * *" and have a local
> user created with the same username as the IPA user.

I do not have windows system to check so it is a pure speculation. Can
it be that the name of the local user actually does not match?
May be there is a typo or may be the name of the user should be the full
principal or vice verse just short name and you have long one...
Anyways I would have investigated that aspect if I were in the same

> Is there a step I am missing? I feel as though I am close because
> kerberos is working.
> I am using FreeIPA 2.2 on RHEL 6.3
> Thanks for any tips.
> Eric
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Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

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