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Managing Kerberos in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: August 2020

Configuring KDC Servers

After you install the Kerberos software, you must connect clients to existing Key Distribution Center (KDC) servers, or configure a master KDC and at least one slave KDC. KDCs issue credentials. These credentials are the basis for the Kerberos service, so the KDCs must be configured before you attempt other tasks.

Note -  If you have an existing KDC, go to Configuring Kerberos Clients.

You can choose to configure and build the master KDC server, the database, and additional servers on Oracle Solaris with the kdcmgr utility or manually.

Note -  For all configuration methods, you must install the KDC package from your repository as described in How to Install the KDC Package.

Perform the following procedures to configure KDC servers: