BIP KB Tag: keytab

How To Use A Keytab

A keytab is a file containing pairs of Kerberos principals and encrypted keys (these are derived from the Kerberos password). You can use this file to log into Kerberos without being prompted for a password. The most common personal use of these files is to allow scripts to authenticate to Kerberos without human interaction, or store a password in a plaintext file. The acquired credentials can then be used by the script to gain access...
By jessica, May 11, 2015