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4.0 - Updated on 2021-05-10 by Brittany Bossarte

3.0 - Updated on 2021-03-08 by Brittany Bossarte

2.0 - Updated on 2021-02-24 by Carlos Salazar

1.0 - Authored on 2018-02-19 by Olga Terlyga

Kerberos update krb5.conf

 

Intended for:

Kerberos users

 


Scenario/Use case:

Update krb5.conf to newest version

 


Instructions:

Updates included in krb5.conf v5.7:

How to update krb5.conf

Linux/Unix

               yum update fermilab-conf_kerberos

               yum update fermilab-conf_kerberos

               dnf update fermilab-conf_kerberos

               Back up the existing file. Download the update here and manually replace the existing file.

Mac OS 

               Install from the Self Service app.

               Download the update here and manually replace the existing file.

Windows 

               Install from the Software Center.

               Backup existing file. Download the update here and manually replace the existing file.

 

How to revert to previous version of krb5.conf

               yum downgrade fermilab-conf_kerberos

               yum downgrade fermilab-conf_kerberos

               dnf downgrade fermilab-conf_kerberos

               Manually replace the file from back up. 

If you have installed the krb5.conf file from Self Service, previous version of the file will be backed up locally.

Mac OS

If you have installed krb5.conf file from Self Service, the previous version of the file will be backed up locally. Manually replace the file from back up. The back up location is: /etc/krb5.conf-original

Windows 

If you have installed the krb5.conf file from the Software Center, the previous version of the file will be backed up locally. Manually replace the file from back up. The back up location is C:\ProgramData\Kerberos\krb5(DateStamp).bak, where DateStamp depends on the installation date.

 


See Also:

The previous version for all operating systems is also available here: 

https://metrics.fnal.gov/authentication/krb5conf/