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Okinit Fails With "Cannot Find Kdc For Requested Realm" (Doc ID 1105684.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2019

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 22-May-2013

Symptoms

When executing okinit from a 11.2.0.1 Oracle Home the following error can be encountered:

okinit
Kerberos Utilities for 11.2.0.1.0 -


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Password for USER@REALM
okinit: Cannot find KDC for requested realm .


or

okinit: File permissions incorrect


The okinit trace file has the following errors on Unix:


snlinGetAddrInfo: getaddrinfo() failed with error 8
snlinGetAddrInfo: exit
snlinGetAddrInfo: entry
snlinGetAddrInfo: getaddrinfo() failed with error 8
snlinGetAddrInfo: exit
snauk5l_sendto_kdc: Returning 88: Cannot find KDC for requested realm

snauk5l_sendto_kdc: exit
nauk5la_get_in_tkt: Returning 88: Cannot find KDC for requested realm

nauk5la_get_in_tkt: exit
nauk5zi_kinit: Getting TGT failed: Cannot find KDC for requested realm


 
These are the errors seen on a Windows machine in the same okinit trace file:


snauk5t_close_file: exit
nauk5lx_get_krbhst: exit
snlinGetAddrInfo: entry
snlinGetAddrInfo: getaddrinfo() failed with error 10109
snlinGetAddrInfo: exit
snauk5l_sendto_kdc: Returning 88: Cannot find KDC for requested realm
.
snauk5l_sendto_kdc: exit
nauk5la_get_in_tkt: Returning 88: Cannot find KDC for requested realm
.
nauk5la_get_in_tkt: exit
nauk5zi_kinit: Getting TGT failed: Cannot find KDC for requested realm
.
nauk5fq_free_principal: entry
nauk5fq_free_principal: exit
nauk5fq_free_principal: entry
nauk5fq_free_principal: exit
nauk5zi_kinit: Returning 88: Cannot find KDC for requested realm



This problem can occur on any platform.

Changes

The Oracle Home was upgraded to 11.2.0.1. 

Cause

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