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RE: Heimdal with Solaris 8 clients, amonst other things
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johan Danielsson [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 16 April 2002 16:49
> "Tim Bishop" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > The Solaris 8 client only wanted to offer des3-cbc-md5
> What client software is this? DES3 with MD5 is somewhat non-standard.
Whatever comes on Solaris 8 by default. I believe it's the SEAM client side
bits, which is derived from the MIT kerberos 5 implementation.
DES3 with MD5 did seem odd. In fact, we only got there by a bit of fiddling.
I've actually told the Solaris 8 client to use "des3-cbc-sha" (not
des3-cbc-sha1) but according to heimdal it's sending "des3-cbc-md5". I can't
seem to get it to send any other des3 types.
> > This seemed to work, but then we had problems with the krbtgt
> > principle not having that key. We tried everything we could think of
> > to add it, but to no avail.
> There should be an add_enctype command. In the mean while, you can do
Unrecognized command: add_enctype
This would certainly be a useful and welcome addition :)
> something like this:
> # kadmin -l dump | grep krbtgt > foo
> # cat foo
> 20010918072108:kadmin/admin@FOO.SE - - - - - 126 -
> # string2key -5 -p krbtgt/FOO.SE@FOO.SE -k des3-cbc-md5
> Password: <just enter some random stuff here>
> Kerberos v5 key: d3da0e73b0b09bc157b05b6e6279d5d6234564d0ce6167a7
> Now change the entry by adding
> to the end of the second field. And then doing
> # kadmin -l merge foo
> Just to be safe, you should probably save a copy of your database
> (with kadmin dump or similar) before doing this.
Thanks. Although somewhat messy, it'd only be a one off event.
> > We thought we'd set one up, but when we moved the m-key file out of
> > the way the KDC still started. What's the correct way to make sure
> > our database is secured with a key?
> I'm not entirely sure the KDC actually checks if the keys are
> encrypted or not, but if they are and there isn't any master key file,
> ~nothing should work. I'll make the KDC complains in this case.
> If you check the output of the dump command above, the :: part of the
> keys are the mkvno the key is encrypted with, and :: means it's
Mine has a '1' between the ::. I guess this should imply it's encrypted?
However moving the key out of the way doesn't cause any problems starting
up. Again, more debugging output might be useful.. eg: "using master key to
> Hope this helps.
Thanks for a prompt response.
Tim Bishop (T.D.Bishop@ukc.ac.uk),
Computer Science Computing Officer,
University of Kent at Canterbury.