On Mon, 2015-05-04 at 08:49 -0700, Janelle wrote:
> Happy Star Wars Day!
> May the Fourth be with you!
> So I have a strange Kerberos problem trying to figure out.  On a 
> CLIENT,  (CentOS 7.1) if I login to account "usera" they get a ticket as 
> expected.  However, if I login to a 6.6 client, it doesn't seem to work. 
> Both were enrolled the same, obviously one is newer.
> Now, it gets stranger. The "servers" are CentOS 7.1 also. If I login as 
> root, bypassing kerberos, and then do "kinit admin" it works just fine. 
> But if I do "kinit usera" I get:
> kinit: Generic preauthentication failure while getting initial credentials
> Which makes no sense. The account works with a 7.1 client but not a 6.x 
> client?? And yet "admin" works, no matter what. What am I missing here?

Have you recently changed the user password ?
If so this symptom may indicate you are having replication issues
between your servers, and one of the client is hitting the server that
didn't get the keys replicated to it.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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