Krb5 and Crack?

Matt Crawford crawdad at
Tue Jan 18 15:43:10 EST 2005

On Jan 17, 2005, at 10:34, Todd Zino wrote:

> Has anyone gotten this to work successfully with their KDC? Is there a 
> more recent modification than the one dated 3/25/98 that was in my 
> sources/googling? Any sage advice of common pitfalls to getting a 
> successful instance up and running with a custom krb5 environment? Let 
> me know, even if it's some offline advice.

I never tried to crack existing kerberos passwords through the keys in 
the KDC, but I have been vetting new passwords by having the kadmind 
consult cracklib with the cleartext of the user's chosen new password.

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