Kinit Command Returns krb_error 6 Client Not Found In Kerberos Database (Doc ID 341867.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version 9.0.4.2 to 10.1.2.0.2 [Release 10gR1 to 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

***Checked for relevance on 19-OCT-2015***

Symptoms

The kinit command is failing when trying to verify the ssokeytab file:

kinit HTTP/jwh-devap2.oracle.com
kinit HTTP/jwh-devap2.oracle.com
  Password for HTTP/jwh-devap2.oracle.com@ORACLE.COM: XXXXXXX
  Exception: krb_error 6 Client not found in Kerberos database (6) Client not found in Kerberos database
  KrbException: Client not found in Kerberos database (6)
   at sun.security.krb5.KrbAsRep.<init>(DashoA6275:62)
   at sun.security.krb5.KrbAsReq.getReply(DashoA6275:310)
   at sun.security.krb5.KrbAsReq.getReply(DashoA6275:271)
   at sun.security.krb5.internal.tools.Kinit.<init>(DashoA6275:266)
   at sun.security.krb5.internal.tools.Kinit.main(DashoA6275:104)
  Caused by: KrbException: Identifier doesn't match expected value (906)
   at sun.security.krb5.internal.af.a(DashoA6275:129)
   at sun.security.krb5.internal.at.a(DashoA6275:58)
   at sun.security.krb5.internal.at.<init>(DashoA6275:53)
   at sun.security.krb5.KrbAsRep.<init>(DashoA6275:48)
   ... 4 more
 

 
ldapbind to Active Directory with the SSO user userPrincipalName value fails with 'Invalid Credentials'.

ldapbind to Active Directory with the SSO user DN succeeds.

Cause

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