Linux-UNIX: Merging keytab files
If you have multiple keytab files (for multiple databases on one host), you can merge the keys. After combining the keytabs, configure the Kerberos plugin to point to the one new combined keytab. Each database comtinues to use its own individual keytab, not the combined one.
- Open the MIT Kerberos
ktutilon your database server.
Write the 3 keytabs (filename 1, 2, 3) into the Kerberos V5 keytab file
keytab, by entering, for example:
> ktutil ktutil: read_kt <filename 1> ktutil: read_kt <filename 2> ktutil: read_kt <filename 3> ktutil: write_kt krb5.keytab ktutil: quit
- Configure the Kerberos plugin to point to the one new combined keytab, in this example,