The client machine needs to know where the kerberos server (kdc) is and what realm it should use. All is set up in the krb5.conf file on our kerberos server. Just copy the file over to the client machine. On the client machine enter:
cd /etc scp kerberos.redflo.de:/etc/krb5.conf .
We can instantly test it on the client machine:
kinit joe Password for joe@REDFLO.DE: klist Ticket cache: FILE:/tmp/krb5cc_0 Default principal: joe@REDFLO.DE Valid starting Expires Service principal 07/21/05 16:28:48 07/22/05 02:28:48 krbtgt/REDFLO.DE@REDFLO.DE renew until 07/22/05 16:30:17 Kerberos 4 ticket cache: /tmp/tkt0 klist: You have no tickets cached
Note: On Solaris 10 the kerberos client config is at