Error when running kadmin

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Mon Feb 17 11:35:00 EST 2003

On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 12:03:38PM +0100, Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> >>>>> "Klaas" == Klaas Hagemann <kerberos at> writes:
>     Klaas> Chee Leong Dew schrieb:
>     >> Hi team, After running the command /usr/local/sbin/kadmin.local
>     >> I have a error while running the command /usr/local/sbin/kadmin
>     >> The error is : [root at client8 root]# /usr/local/sbin/kadmin
>     >> Authenticating as principal root/admin at CLIENT8.MYTESQ.COM with
>     >> password.  kadmin: Cannot resolve network address for KDC in
>     >> requested realm while initializing kadmin interface

>     Klaas> Have a look in your krb5.conf (/etc/krb5.conf). There has
>     Klaas> to be a valid entry for KDC= for your REALM.

> It doesn't seem like it (kadmin) doesn't understand 'dns_lookup_{kdc,realm} = true'.
> Either that, or my DNS is missconfigured (which I don't think it is).

I'm sure kadmin understands both of these just fine, but neither
'dns_lookup_kdc' nor 'dns_lookup_realm' says anything about using DNS to
look up the admin server.  The last, AFAIK, has not yet been implemented.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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