[OpenAFS] Re: Cron Jobs for "Regular" Users

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 10:09:48 -0500

On Wed, 30 Dec 2009 11:05:22 +0100
Holger Rauch <holger.rauch@empic.de> wrote:

> Or is it possible to use the same Kerberos principal for both
> interactive and automated/unattended logins? (This would save me quite
> a lot of work since I have several backup users; all having "bak" in
> their Kerberos principals' names).

I believe at least MIT's ktutil allows you to create a keytab from a
known password (and kvno and enctype). See the add_entry -password
command in ktutil. That doesn't seem like much less work than creating
new princs, though...

Andrew Deason