On 5/4/15 6:06 PM, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
Ok, this did give me an idea (Thanks Nathaniel) -- the account was set
for BOTH "password" and OTP.
Apparently setting both does nothing. Yes a user can login with their
password-only, but trying to use kinit does not work.
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
expected. However, if I login to a 6.6 client, it doesn't seem to
Both were enrolled the same, obviously one is newer.
Now, it gets stranger. The "servers" are CentOS 7.1 also. If I login
root, bypassing kerberos, and then do "kinit admin" it works just
But if I do "kinit usera" I get:
kinit: Generic preauthentication failure while getting initial
Which makes no sense. The account works with a 7.1 client but not a
client?? And yet "admin" works, no matter what. What am I missing
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).
I am not sure I understand where the FAST support or the -T option is to
be applied. On kinit? That does not seem correct. Perhaps I am
misunderstanding this option?
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