Helpdesk : Misc.
These are frequently asked about various little things, that might
help you resolve your problem. If you cannot find an answer to
your question here, or in the
guided tours, then use the
and we will try to assist you as soon as possible.
How do I arrange for e-mail forwarding?
Please refer to the
Arranging for e-mail forwarding.
section of the guided tours.
How do I change my password?
To change your Kerberos password you use the kpasswd command.
This is located in /usr/heimdal/bin/kpasswd.
Your password is stored on several Kerberos servers, one
being the master server. Password updates propagate from
the master to the backup servers once an hour. Hence, it might
take up to an hour for your new password to become effective on
Please note that the kpasswd command is not
included in the Kerberos travelkit, and therefore you can only
change your password when logged in to a PDC machine.
Side note: unfortunately there are other password-changing
commands (like "passwd" and "yppasswd") available on various
of our machines. These commands do not change your
Kerberos password and hence they are of no use to you.
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