Is there a way to renew a user's TGT

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Jan 25 17:36:02 EST 2006

ryan d jarvis <ryan.d.jarvis at> writes:

> Renewing Kerberos TGT's for users.

> Is it possible to automatically renew user TGTs  without a user's original
> credentials (Smart Card or Cached Password)?
> The tickets have a renewal period set to 7 days - but only last until the
> original TGT expires (1 hour - for tests)

Yes, kinit -R if the ticket is renewable.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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