max number of requests/sec (on KDC)

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen at
Tue Apr 22 15:57:05 EDT 2008

Matthew Loar <matthew at> wrote:
> Vladimir Konrad <v.konrad at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a way to increase allowed number of requests per second on
>> KDC? I have several different CRON jobs (using the same keytab in
>> kinit), which run at the same time, and I get:
>> DISPATCH: repeated (retransmitted?) request from <ip-address-here>,
>> resending previous response
>> And the jobs fail to authenticate...

If you are running jobs under the same keytab, why not have one that 
kinits with the keytab and then sequentially runs each thing that you 
want run using the same krb5cc for each job?

You can just have all of these jobs share the same ktb5cc and NOT kinit 
multple times.


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