MIT + Heimdal + openssh == cross realm difficulties

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at
Wed Feb 2 11:43:06 EST 2005

On Wednesday, February 02, 2005 07:31:44 AM -0600 "Douglas E. Engert" 
<deengert at> wrote:

> "Client not found in database: priitr at AAA: No such entry in the database"
> Ask the Heimdal people, what does this message mean? With cross realm,
> the server's realm should not require any knowlwdge of the user principal
> and should not require it to be in its database.

It means what it said - the client is not in that KDC's database.
It does not mean that the KDC is refusing to issue a ticket.

-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+ at>
   Sr. Research Systems Programmer
   School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA

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