TGT ticket for SSH login

Oliver Loch grimeton at
Wed Oct 31 15:47:17 EDT 2012

The ssh client uses the active ticket from your ticket cache.

See kswitch. If the user of the ticket is "foo" and the system user is "bar", ssh tries to logon as "bar" with "foo"'s service ticket.



Am 31.10.2012 um 20:41 schrieb Jim Shi <hanmao_shi at>:

> Hi, I have a question. 
> When you start ssh, ssh will use TGT ticket in the cache that matches the current unix login account.
> Is my understanding correct? Is there way you can override this to use a different TGT in the cache?
> Thanks
> Jim
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