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Re: ldapadd SASL(-1): generic failure: GSSAPI Error:

Quoting Stewart Walker <swalker@caspercollege.edu>:

> Redhat Linux ES3
> OpenLDAP-2.1.22-8
> I've been searching, reading the man pages and am unable
> to find out why ldapadd refuses to add these entries on
> this test machine.
> I can connect using both ldap browser and 
> directory administrator.. LDAP Directory Management tool
> but there is nothing to look at :>(
> Believe things are setup to use plain text passwords 
> unless I missed something..
> Was wondering if someone could be so kind and help me out.
> Thanks in advance.
> ldapadd -S ldif_error -v -D /
> "cn=Manager,ou=ldap1,ou=test_server,o=caspercollege,c=edu" /
> -f defineroot.ldif -w secret
> or
> [root@test_server test]# ldapadd -f defineroot.ldif
> and both return
> SASL/GSSAPI authentication started
> ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Local error (82)
>         additional info: SASL(-1): generic failure: GSSAPI Error: 
> Miscellaneous failure (No credentials cache found)
> [root@test_server test]# 

This means you are doing a SASL bind to the server, and you have no K5 
ticket to authenticate you with for GSSAPI.  Either do it as a user with 
administrative access via GSSAPI, or use -x to use simple bind for Bind 
DN/password login.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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Stanford University
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