Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 236417
kdc.conf has default items in crazy locations
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:43 EST
Description of problem:
acl_file, dict_file, and admin_keytab are defined in the kdcdefaults stanza. It
seems they should be defined in the realms stanza to work properly. For example,
in the default configuration the dictionary won't be found or used.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
You're right. I have no idea why those are set there.
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Note that in fc6 the selinux policy prevents the kadmin server to access the
dict file in /usr. My production kerberos servers are in rhel4 and it works
there but none of my kerberos servers have rhel5 yet so I cannot test there.
Just a heads up in case it does cause problems.
CCing Dan so that he can track the policy change, moving to MODIFIED.
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