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IPA Admin User Locked (Doc ID 2169920.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using kinit ( command to obtain and cache Kerberos ticket-granting ticket), to login in the account admin, the principal is not able to login showing the message " kinit: Clients credentials have been revoked while getting initital credentials", KDC can be configured to lock out principals after a number of failed authentication attempts within a period of time.


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