System Administration Guide: Security Services

ProcedureHow to Create a New Kerberos Policy

An example of the command-line equivalent follows this procedure.

  1. If necessary, start the SEAM Tool.

    See How to Start the SEAM Tool for more information.

    $ /usr/sbin/gkadmin
  2. Click the Policies tab.

  3. Click New.

    The Policy Details panel is displayed.

  4. Specify a name for the policy in the Policy Name field.

    The policy name is mandatory.

  5. Specify values for the policy's attributes.

    Choose Context-Sensitive Help from the Help menu for information about the various attributes in this window. Or, go to Table 25–5 for all the policy attribute descriptions.

  6. Click Save to save the policy, or click Done.

Example 25–12 Creating a New Kerberos Policy

In the following example, a new policy called build11 is created. The Minimum Password Classes is set to 3.

Dialog box titled SEAM Administration Tool shows policy
details of the build11 policy.  Shows Save, Previous, Done, and Cancel buttons.

Example 25–13 Creating a New Kerberos Policy (Command Line)

In the following example, the add_policy command of kadmin is used to create the build11 policy. This policy requires at least 3 character classes in a password.

$ kadmin
kadmin: add_policy -minclasses 3 build11
kadmin: quit