Unable to get max_life to work over 24 hours

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Mon Oct 6 16:19:51 EDT 2003

>>>>> "Tony" == Tony Lill <ajlill at ajlc.waterloo.on.ca> writes:

    Tony> You're missing the fact that the max life is hard coded, and
    Tony> any suggestion in the documentation that it's configurable
    Tony> is a bald-faced lie! If you want 3 days, you'll have to
    Tony> compile your own.  

This statement is not true.

The maximum life is in fact configurable.  What is not configurable is
the default lifetime that kinit requests when run from the command

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