Sun Kerberos Password Expiration Problems with OpenSSH 3.7.1p2

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Wed Dec 3 10:55:28 EST 2003

"Knox, Timothy P - Eagan, MN" wrote:
> I am running Solaris 8 with the Basic Security Module (BSM) loaded and
> Sun's Enterprise Authentication Mechanism (SEAM) installed. Our servers
> are using Sun One Directory Services (LDAP) for authorization and Sun's
> Kerberos 5 implementation for authentication. We have been using OpenSSH
> 3.4p1 with OpenSSL 0.9.6f and everything has been working fine.
> We are updating our OpenSSH and OpenSSL versions to 3.7.1p2 and 0.9.7c,
> respectively.
> Everything works fine except for having a Kerberos users' password
> expired, either through modprinc +needchange user or through an
> expiration date that has already passed.

Try the password expiration patch (pwexp26) here:

It should work in your configuration.

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