Problems when using kadmin instead of kadmin.local

Tom Yu tlyu at
Wed Dec 17 14:32:56 EST 2014

Marc Richter <mail at> writes:

> root at deb-krb:/etc# kadmin.local -m -p user/admin at EXAMPLE.COM
> Authenticating as principal user/admin at EXAMPLE.COM with password.
> Enter KDC database master key:
> kadmin.local:  get_policy admin
> Policy: admin
> Maximum password life: 3153600000

Do you get a failure when attempting to do any remote kadmin operation
that doesn't involve setting or retrieving a password life that is
greater than 2**31?  Also, is this a 64-bit platform?

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