f16 beta: kerberos credentials expired

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 19:44:43 UTC 2011

On 13 October 2011 20:12, Trever L. Adams <trever.adams at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/2011 12:53 PM, Ian Malone wrote:
>> Hi,
>> F16 beta, whenever I log in, tells me "Network credentials have
>> expired" or, as the message puts it, "Your Kerberos credentails have
>> expired." (sic). I didn't know I had any up to this point. Choosing
>> list tickets in the notification shows I don't have any tickets,
>> choosing get ticket brings up an error message saying "Kerberos
>> Authentication Error" and "Couldn't acquire kerberos ticket: Cannot
>> resolve network address for KDC in realm "EXAMPLE.COM"'."

> It is happening because of one of two things. Either the
> krb5-auth-dialog is broken and isn't recognizing that krb5_cc for the
> user doesn't exist, and that it shouldn't complain, OR it isn't started
> with -a (that is LOWERCASE -a) which will cause it to not start if you
> have no valid credentials.
> It appears that whoever set it up in Fedora15/16 (I just upgraded from
> 14) has it as -A and not -a. I use kerberos so, it really doesn't affect
> me. You may want to file a bug.

Thanks for the confirmation, looks like someone beat me to it,
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745520 I'll add your


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