Need information about the SPN

JC Ferguson jc at
Tue May 15 16:44:12 EDT 2007

download microsoft's setspn.exe tool - google for it to find it.  then,
run it to see the help.  you'll want to do something like:

setspn -A FTP/principal-name

where "principal-name" is the name of the machine account in active
directory.  i assume you are using microsoft's KDC.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: krbdev-bounces at [mailto:krbdev-bounces at] 
> On Behalf Of cool yahama
> Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2007 8:05
> To: krbdev at
> Subject: Need information about the SPN
> how should be the spn entry for the service (like ftp) in the 
> KDC. To run the GSSAPI its mentioned, that there should be a 
> SPN registered for the service. Tell me how can we add this 
> entry in windows 2003 server which is acting as KDC, and i am 
> trying to authenticate using a linux machine.
> regards
> cool
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