gss_accept_sec_context failing after getting service ticket using service name and password

Henry B. Hotz hotz at
Wed May 31 19:13:57 EDT 2006

On May 31, 2006, at 9:02 AM, krbdev-request at wrote:

> Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 11:51:10 -0400
> From: Sam Hartman <hartmans at MIT.EDU>
> Subject: Re: gss_accept_sec_context failing after getting service
> 	ticket	usingservice name and password
> To: "Gaurav Gaba" <gauravg77 at>
> Cc: krbdev at
> Message-ID: <tslpshugpld.fsf at>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>>>>>> "Gaurav" == Gaurav Gaba <gauravg77 at> writes:
>     Gaurav> Also, is there a way by which I can do away with the
>     Gaurav> keytab mechanism all together?
> Long term, we'd like to support an in-memory keytab for this use.  The
> code is not currently written nor scheduled.
> --Sam

Depending on your OS you should be able to configure an in-memory  
temp filesystem and place your (dynamically created, temporary)  
keytab files there.

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