Kerberos - Realm

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1 - About

Security - Realms

A realm is an administrative domain. Kerberos realms are usually written in uppercase and usually consist of the Internet domain name (for example, MYDOM.COM).


3 - Configuration

The realm must be listed in the local Kerberos configuration file

4 - Default

From the krb5 configuration, the default realm is:

  • the attribute default_realm in the libdefaults section
  • of is derived from the domain_realm section where you map the realm to ?