preserve original starttime on renewed TGTs

Simo Sorce ssorce at
Fri Nov 19 16:43:42 EST 2010

On Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:21:34 -0800
Frank Cusack <frank+krb at> wrote:

> When running 'kinit -R', the KDC resets the starttime on the returned
> TGT to "now".  I'd like to modify my KDC to preserve the original
> starttime instead.  That could make a renewed TGT appear to have
> longer than the normal maximum configured lifetime, but it seems like
> a fairly trivial non-problem.  As opposed to a postdated ticket, this
> would be now be a predated ticket.

Hi Frank,
I am curious to understand why you want to do that.
What class of use cases does it solve? 


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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