kinit hang on MacOS X 10.2.3

Alexandra Ellwood lxs at MIT.EDU
Fri Feb 14 14:36:33 EST 2003

>I seem to be getting in a state where kinit hangs and I can't get new
>credentials. Using the GUI during this time reports success, but 'klist'
>doesn't show the tickets, and things like 'telnet -x' don't work.
>I'm not sure I can duplicate this at will, but I can provide some kdump
>traces from kinit when this happens.
>The last time it happened, I tried the GUI again after kinit failed, and
>the problem fixed itself. :-)
>Maybe this is related to the problem? (As seen in /var/log/system.log):
>Feb 12 15:56:22 Hellmouth
> CredentialsCache server
>unknown error code (1100)
>Please let me know what I can do to help with this.

Are you typing kinit into or some other terminal 
program?  Did you run sudo -s or some other su type program before 
running kinit?

When it is in this state, what does "ps auxww | grep CCacheServer" look like?

Also, what version of Mac OS X are you running?

Alexandra Ellwood                                               <lxs at>
MIT Information Systems                     

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