Invalid hostname in kadmin/hostname principal

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Tue Aug 1 15:38:13 EDT 2006

>>>>> "Will" == Will Fiveash <William.Fiveash at> writes:

    Will> One of the problems with the automagic creation of the
    Will> various service princs that assume a certain FQDN is that
    Will> the admin may be unaware of the presence and function of
    Will> these service princs and thus be more confused when things
    Will> don't work.  Perhaps the addition of the hostname dependent
    Will> service princs should be manually done.

This goes against MIT's design goal of making Kerberos as easy to use
and administer as possible.

I agree we need to do better in the multi-homed case.


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