Service ticket KfM 4.5.1 on OSX 10.2.3 jsiegle at
Tue Jan 21 11:53:00 EST 2003

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Alexandra Ellwood wrote:

> >On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Alexandra
> >Ellwood wrote:
> >
> >>  >I want to request a kerberos 5 service ticket from my kdc. When I type
> >>  >/usr/bin/kinit -S pop/ jsiegle and authenticate, I get a
> >>  >service ticket. However when I open
> >>  >/System/Library/CoreServices/ it tells me that the ticket I
> >>  >have is not valid. This happens when my only ticket is the service
> >>  >ticket. If I have both a tgt and the pop/ ticket, it works
> >>  >fine. Should it be giving me an error when I only have the
> >>  >pop/ ticket in my cache?
> >>
> >>  Try ignoring the warning from and launch your v5  mail
> >>  reader.  Does the pop/ service ticket you acquired with
> >>  '/usr/bin/kinit -S' let you get mail?
> >
> >If I use fetchmail, it works fine. The problem is when I use I
> >am working a problem with Apple because doesn't want to use my
> >pop/ ticket. I noticed the ticket error it gives me when I
> >ran /System/Library/CoreServices/ and thought that maybe that
> >is why refuses to use my service ticket and insists on me
> >getting new credentials.
> So the problem is that the Kerberos login dialog pops up over 
> when you only have a service ticket and no TGT?  That sounds 
> like a problem with the Kerberos Login Library, not  I will 
> file this in our bug database.

I thought so until now. It pops up the Kerberos box regardless of what I
have in the cache. I put both the krbtgt and a pop/ ticket in
my cache and it still wants me to authenticate.

> In the meantime, avoid using the -S option with kinit.
> Hope this helps,
> --lxs
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> Alexandra Ellwood                                               <lxs at>
> MIT Information Systems                     
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Jonathan Siegle                 Academic Services and Emerging Technologies
jsiegle at                 Penn State University
814-865-5840                    University Park, Pa 16802

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