Creating GSSAPI initiate credential using keytab entry

Richard Evans richard.evans at
Mon Mar 8 15:55:54 EST 2010

Thanks for the tips - I'm trying them out right now.

One stumbling block is that I just can't find any documentation on


is there a good place with man pages?


-------- Original Message --------
> On Mon, 2010-03-08 at 12:03 -0500, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > The kinit function in:
> > [...]
> > will do what you want
> There is really no need to use a file ccache and no need to use
> environment variables.
> > No, there isn't any way to do this in a thread-safe manner.
> I don't believe that statement is true.  gss_krb5_ccache_name is not a
> great interface since it uses thread-global state, but it is
> thread-safe.

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