DSfW: Enable Kerberos fails during ADC provisioning on OES11SP1

  • 7012539
  • 03-Jun-2013
  • 03-Jun-2013

Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (OES11SP1)
Domain Services for Windows
DSfW

Situation

Installing OES11SP1 ADC server (unpatched) fails in the provisioning wizard "Enable Kerberos" task.

The following command was failing.

'/opt/novell/xad/bin/kinit -k -t /var/opt/novell/xad/ds/krb5kdc/krb5.keytab $dcName\$'

Resolution

Verify the PDC is up, all DSfW services are running, and the server is reachable.

Apply May 2013 Maintenance Patch to have a retry attempt.

Cause

The command to enable kerberos is failing because either the kdc server is down, is unreachable, or not properly started.

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