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?

If I had to guess, usera is enabled for OTP-only login. Is that

If so, clients require RHEL 7.1 for OTP support. Also, the error you
are getting is the result of not enabling FAST support for OTP
authentication (see the -T option).


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