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KINIT(1)		  BSD General Commands Manual		      KINIT(1)

NAME
     kinit kauth -- acquire initial tickets

SYNOPSIS
     kinit [-4 | --524init] [-9	| --524convert]	[--afslog] [-c cachename |
	   --cache=cachename] [-f | --forwardable] [-t keytabname |
	   --keytab=keytabname]	[-l time | --lifetime=time] [-p	| --proxiable]
	   [-R | --renew] [--renewable]	[-r time | --renewable-life=time] [-S
	   principal | --server=principal] [-s time | --start-time=time]
	   [-k | --use-keytab] [-v | --validate] [-e enctypes |
	   --enctypes=enctypes]	[-a addresses |	--extra-addresses=addresses]
	   [--fcache-version=integer] [--no-addresses] [--anonymous]
	   [--version] [--help]	[principal [command]]

DESCRIPTION
     kinit is used to authenticate to the Kerberos server as principal,	or if
     none is given, a system generated default (typically your login name at
     the default realm), and acquire a ticket granting ticket that can later
     be	used to	obtain tickets for other services.

     If	you have compiled kinit	with Kerberos 4	support	and you	have a Ker-
     beros 4 server, kinit will	detect this and	get you	Kerberos 4 tickets.

     Supported options:

     -c	cachename --cache=cachename
	     The credentials cache to put the acquired ticket in, if other
	     than default.

     -f, --forwardable
	     Get ticket	that can be forwarded to another host.

     -t	keytabname, --keytab=keytabname
	     Don't ask for a password, but instead get the key from the	speci-
	     fied keytab.

     -l	time, --lifetime=time
	     Specifies the lifetime of the ticket. The argument	can either be
	     in	seconds, or a more human readable string like `1h'.

     -p, --proxiable
	     Request tickets with the proxiable	flag set.

     -R, --renew
	     Try to renew ticket. The ticket must have the `renewable' flag
	     set, and must not be expired.

     --renewable
	     The same as --renewable-life, with	an infinite time.

     -r	time, --renewable-life=time
	     The max renewable ticket life.

     -S	principal, --server=principal
	     Get a ticket for a	service	other than krbtgt/LOCAL.REALM.

     -s	time, --start-time=time
	     Obtain a ticket that starts to be valid time (which can really be
	     a generic time specification, like	`1h') seconds into the future.

     -k, --use-keytab
	     The same as --keytab, but with the	default	keytab name (normally
	     FILE:/etc/krb5.keytab).

     -v, --validate
	     Try to validate an	invalid	ticket.

     -e, --enctypes=enctypes
	     Request tickets with this particular enctype.

     --fcache-version=version
	     Create a credentials cache	of version version.

     -a, --extra-addresses=enctypes
	     Adds a set	of addresses that will,	in addition to the systems lo-
	     cal addresses, be put in the ticket. This can be useful if	all
	     addresses a client	can use	can't be automatically figured out.
	     One such example is if the	client is behind a firewall. Also set-
	     table via libdefaults/extra_addresses in krb5.conf(5).

     --no-addresses
	     Request a ticket with no addresses.

     --anonymous
	     Request an	anonymous ticket (which	means that the ticket will be
	     issued to an anonymous principal, typically "anonymous@REALM").

     The following options are only available if kinit has been	compiled with
     support for Kerberos 4.

     -4, --524init
	     Try to convert the	obtained Kerberos 5 krbtgt to a	version	4 com-
	     patible ticket. It	will store this	ticket in the default Kerberos
	     4 ticket file.

     -9, --524convert
	     only convert ticket to version 4

     --afslog
	     Gets AFS tickets, converts	them to	version	4 format, and stores
	     them in the kernel. Only useful if	you have AFS.

     The forwardable, proxiable, ticket_life, and renewable_life options can
     be	set to a default value from the	appdefaults section in krb5.conf, see
     krb5_appdefault(3).

     If	 a command is given, kinit will	setup new credentials caches, and AFS
     PAG, and then run the given command. When it finishes the credentials
     will be removed.

ENVIRONMENT
     KRB5CCNAME
	     Specifies the default credentials cache.

     KRB5_CONFIG
	     The file name of krb5.conf	, the default being /etc/krb5.conf.

     KRBTKFILE
	     Specifies the Kerberos 4 ticket file to store version 4 tickets
	     in.

SEE ALSO
     kdestroy(1), klist(1), krb5_appdefault(3),	krb5.conf(5)

HEIMDAL				 May 29, 1998			       HEIMDAL

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