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Re: host addresses in AS and TGS REQ

"Tameem Ahmed Khan" <tameemahmed.khan@gmail.com> writes:

> Dear All,
> Have recently read about the hostaddresses field in AS and TGS being optional.
> Is it true?
> This question because, when I send wrong host address in this field with
> service as 'ldap' it is passing through, but with 'smtpsvc' it is not. Have
> anyone of you observed similar issue? Can I remove this feild (if it is
> optional) because in my setup getting correct host address is difficult. I
> tried this setup it is working fine. Wanted to know if this may have any
> impact?
> When compared to MIT why was this field introduced?

The hostaddress doesn't need to be set. Follow the patch of kinit
--no-adreesses and check for the configuration option
[appdefaults]no-addresses=no in the manpage for krb5.conf.


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