Kerberos+LDAP: kadmin.local and kadmin show different principals

Nick Triantos nick at
Thu Jan 13 12:20:55 EST 2011

Thank you so much!  That was exactly the problem... I must not have restarted kadmind.


On Jan 12, 2011, at 9:42 PM, Greg Hudson wrote:

> On Thu, 2011-01-13 at 00:18 -0500, Nick Triantos wrote:
>> Does kadmin expect different parameters to be set in krb5.conf than
>> kadmin.local would?  The man page implies the two behave very
>> similarly.
> Is there any possibility that the second search tree was added to
> krb5.conf since kadmind was last started?  Put another way, if you
> restart kadmind, does the problem go away?
> If that's not it, then it's possible that there's a bug here, but I
> can't imagine off the top of my head what it would look like.  There are
> three layers of common libraries between kadmind/kadmin.local and the
> accesses to the LDAP server, and it would be odd for both tools to
> succeed but interpret the same profile settings differently.

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