kerberos error setup on mac

ronald rodriguez ronald.duenas.rodriguez at
Sat Apr 15 10:21:38 EDT 2017

Hi Emma,

I’m quite new to Kerberos, can you help me? do you know where i need to put the file krb5.conf kdc.conf and kadm5.acl

I dont know how to use macport instead i just shifted to brew.


> On 14 Apr 2017, at 11:59 PM, Greg Hudson <ghudson at> wrote:
> On 04/13/2017 11:56 PM, ronald rodriguez wrote:
>> Thanks Emma!
>> I have installed the kerberos5 using macport, just wonder if you can still able to help me to figure out which is the right kdc.conf being read by the system. I just tried these files:
> The default location of kdc.conf is in <localstatedir>/krb5kdc/kdc.conf,
> where <localstatedir> is determined by configure.  By default it should
> be /usr/local/var/krb5kdc/kdc.conf, but it would be affected by the
> --localstatedir or --prefix configure options.
> See also the top of
> and

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