kpasswdd man page on FreeBSD

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   9747 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
FreeBSD logo
[printable version]

KPASSWDD(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual		   KPASSWDD(8)

NAME
     kpasswdd — Kerberos 5 password changing server

SYNOPSIS
     kpasswdd [--addresses=address] [--check-library=library]
	      [--check-function=function] [-k kspec | --keytab=kspec] [-r
	      realm | --realm=realm] [-p string | --port=string] [--version]
	      [--help]

DESCRIPTION
     kpasswdd serves request for password changes. It listens on UDP port 464
     (service kpasswd) and processes requests when they arrive. It changes the
     database directly and should thus only run on the master KDC.

     Supported options:

     --addresses=address
	     For each till the argument is given, add the address to what
	     kpasswdd should listen too.

     --check-library=library
	     If your system has support for dynamic loading of shared
	     libraries, you can use an external function to check password
	     quality. This option specifies which library to load.

     --check-function=function
	     This is the function to call in the loaded library. The function
	     should look like this:

	     const char * passwd_check(krb5_context context, krb5_principal
	     principal, krb5_data *password)

	     context is an initialized context; principal is the one who tries
	     to change passwords, and password is the new password. Note that
	     the password (in password->data) is not zero terminated.

     -k kspec, --keytab=kspec
	     Keytab to get authentication key from.

     -r realm, --realm=realm
	     Default realm.

     -p string, --port=string
	     Port to listen on (default service kpasswd - 464).

DIAGNOSTICS
     If an error occurs, the error message is returned to the user and/or
     logged to syslog.

BUGS
     The default password quality checks are too basic.

SEE ALSO
     kpasswd(1), kdc(8)

HEIMDAL				April 19, 1999			       HEIMDAL
[top]

List of man pages available for FreeBSD

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Tweet
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
...................................................................
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net