kpasswd not listening

Tom Yu tlyu at MIT.EDU
Sun Dec 28 14:47:45 EST 2008

Darek <hello at> writes:

> I am running version 1.6.3 on FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE, installed from ports.
> I start the daemon with /usr/local/sbin/krb5kdc
> This starts
> root     krb5kdc    38718 99 udp4         *:*
> root     krb5kdc    38718 100udp4          *:*
> (only showing localhost, but public IPs listening as well)
> However, I do not see a passwd daemon running.  Tried specifying it in 
> /etc/kdc.conf with "kpasswd_port = 464" in my realm and still no go.
> Surprisingly, I've not found much info online.  Maybe I'm searching for 
> the wrong thing.  Despite this, I tried running kpasswd from the kdc 
> itself and got:
> kpasswd: krb5_change_password: unable to reach any changepw server  in 
> realm DOMAIN.TLD

kpasswd server functionality exists inside the kadmind, which is a
separate program.  Are you running one?

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