syncing MIT Kerberos to Active Directory

Russ Allbery eagle at
Mon Oct 5 16:26:09 EDT 2015

Tony Pugielli <tpugielli at> writes:

> Good day, I have an environment with MIT Kerberos and Active
> Directory. Is there a way to keep both databases (username and password)
> in sync? The use case is 802.1x authentication. EAP-GTC is not native to
> many devices so we want to use Active Directory so we can take advantage
> of the more widely native supplicant PEAP-MSCHAPV2. We would prefer the
> user only need to keep track of one username and password. Right now the
> Kerberos MIT database is widely used for their single sign-on
> applications.

You may find:

useful, although it only does passwords.  I believe there is a krb5-adsync
package somewhere based on that which also creates accounts.

Russ Allbery (eagle at              <>

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