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kdb_edit(8krb)							kdb_edit(8krb)

Name
       kdb_edit - Kerberos database editing utility

Syntax
       /var/dss/kerberos/bin/kdb_edit [-n]

Description
       You  use	 the command to create or change principals stored in the Ker‐
       beros database.	When you invoke kdb_edit, the command prompts you  for
       the  Kerberos database master key and verifies that the key is the same
       as the master key of the Kerberos database.  If the -n option is	 used,
       the key is fetched from the master key file.

       Once  the  master  key is verified, kdb_edit begins a loop that prompts
       you for the principal and instance name to modify. If kdb_edit does not
       find  an	 entry,	 you can create one. Once kdb_edit finds or creates an
       entry, you can set the password, expiration date, maximum ticket	 life‐
       time, and attributes of a principal.

       The  kdb_edit command displays, in brackets, the default values for the
       expiration dates, maximum ticket lifetimes, and	attributes.   You  can
       select  any  default  by	 pressing the return key. The kdb_edit command
       indicates that you have successfully created or	changed	 an  entry  by
       displaying the message, "Edit O.K."

       There  is  no  default password for a principal.	 However, if you enter
       RANDOM as the password for a principal, kdb_edit selects a random  Data
       Encryption Standard (DES) key for the principal.

       Whenever	 the  Kerberos database is changed by the modification time of
       is updated.  The file indicates the age of the database.

Options
       -n     If you specify the command with the -n option, kdb_edit  fetches
	      the key from the master key file.

Files
       See Also
	      kdb_init(8krb),	 kstash(8krb),	 kdb_util(8krb),
	      kdb_destroy(8krb)

								kdb_edit(8krb)
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