System Administration Guide: Security Services

ProcedureHow to Modify a 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 details.

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

  3. Select the policy in the list that you want to modify, then click Modify.

    The Policy Details panel is displayed.

  4. Modify 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.

    Note –

    You cannot modify a policy's name. To rename a policy, you must duplicate the policy, specify a new name for it, save it, and then delete the old policy.

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

Example 25–14 Modifying a Kerberos Policy (Command Line)

In the following example, the modify_policy command of kadmin is used to modify the minimum length of a password to five characters for the build11 policy.

$ kadmin
kadmin: modify_policy -minlength 5 build11
kadmin: quit