On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 09:32:16PM +0100, Harald Barth wrote:
> > kadmin -l is not a kdc and probably does not read kdc.conf. I've not
> > looked at the current code to see how much of this was resolved, but
> > we used to have to patch a bunch of places to get kadmin -l and a
> > bunch of the servers to read kdc.conf.
> That's why I copied it to /etc/krb5.conf but I have not analyzed the
> config file parsing yet, I hoped someone could provide me with a
> working example (/me lazy ;-)
Use strace or equivalent to a) make sure that kadmin -l is reading the
correct config file, b) to see what files in /var/heimdal (or wherever)
it's trying to open. If it reads the correct config file but the wrong
HDB path, that would be surprising.