Kerberos upgrades: rekeying the krbtgt

Kerberos is the University’s Single Sign On system, which underpins other services such as WebAuth and Shibboleth.  Most members of the University don’t use it directly, but indirectly use it every day. After something of a delay, we are continuing … Continue reading

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Kerberos upgrades: kdc-admin

kdc-admin is the master server in our Kerberos realm – it’s the server that account changes happen on, and where password resets happen. The data is then propagated to the slave KDCs every 5 minutes. Upgrading this critical system will … Continue reading

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Kerberos upgrades

Prompted by our colleagues in the Networks team, we will be posting a series of blog entries about the work that we’re currently undertaking to improve the University’s Kerberos infrastructure. What is Kerberos? I’m not going to try and explain … Continue reading

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Infrastructure and Hosting team leader vacancy

The Infrastructure and Hosting team is looking for a new team leader.  This post is open to both internal and external applicants, and is a permanent appointment. The IAH team leader is responsible for providing technical leadership for the Infrastructure … Continue reading

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An Advent Adventure – The Advent Strikes Back

Last year Sysdev were given a Lego Star Wars advent calendar by a long-standing colleague and friend, who sadly passed away shortly after Christmas.  However, in memory of him, and because the team enjoyed the process, we have acquired another … Continue reading

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