Missing parms in kdc.conf

bob bob at cox.net
Mon Nov 22 22:11:08 EST 2004

Mark Sellers wrote:
> I am getting the following Kerberos 5 error:
> kadmind: Required parameters in kdc.conf missing while
> initializing, aborting
> I have tried all the obvious things like reading man pages, admin
> guides, and searching the web for examples.  I have also tried
> plenty of trial and error, but to no avail.  Can someone please
> point me in the right direction for solving this [presumably]
> simple problem.
> Conf files follow.  I have replaced my domain name with FOO.
> Regards,
> Mark

Is your kdc.conf file in the default location?  If not you can add the 
following to your krb5.conf:

	profile = /path/to/kdc.conf

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