Today I came across a strange issue on my server running Debian Squeeze, when I added a new user and tried to change the password for this user using

passwd newuser

it keep on asking for ‘current kerberos password’ and didn’t work

At last I found out that it is due to a packageĀ Kerberos on the system and removing it will solve the issue, just remove it using

$ Sudo aptitude purge libpam-krb5

Thanks to the post

http://www.05118.net/2011/02/debian-squeeze-kerberos-password-chang/

 

Debain – current kerberos password?

2 thoughts on “Debain – current kerberos password?

  • June 25, 2011 at 00:15
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    Thanks! This helped me a lot.

  • November 14, 2012 at 14:11
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    Vlw, pela dica isso me ajudou muito.

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