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Description of problem:
I followed the documented kerberos setup and created my database with a name that wasn't "prinicle". The init.d script checks for the existence of the "principle" file and exits if it doesn't exist. I simply touched a principle file in the correct location and the server seems to be working fine. Of course I am not sure YET how to verify that, since it is my first time to set it up.
The kadmin script has the same issue.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup a new kerberos database named something besides "principle"
Actual Results: The server silently refuses to start
Expected Results: Expected it to at least error with a message if a sanity test failed. But it will need to be improved to awk out the principle(s) names and verify that at least one exsits. As I read the documentaion there could be more than one princilple database running on a system.
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Well it is good to know that after all these years that have passed this bug
report wasn't closed. I suppose ignoring issues until a product expires is
better than just sweeping them under the rug. Regardless, I've long since
given up on krb as I now try to adhere to the KISS principle.