[OpenAFS] One of my users has married - what to do?

Coy Hile coyhile@gmail.com
Sat, 28 Apr 2007 11:32:50 -0400

On 4/27/07, Christopher D. Clausen <cclausen@acm.org> wrote:
> Derrick J Brashear <shadow@dementia.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 19 Apr 2007, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> >> what do I have to do to rename a user.
> >> It was easy with pts but how to rename a user
> >> with kas.
> >
> > You can't. My old trick was to use a tool which we had hacked up to
> > pull a key from the database, and reinject that key for the new
> > username, then delete the old one.
> Is it possible to perform a similar trick directly on true Kerberos 5
> principals?

Interesting idea, but it does beg the question why rename the username
at all?  Update the GECOS and perhaps mail aliases, but why change the