MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_get_init_creds_keytab - Get initial credentials using a key table.

krb5_error_code krb5_get_init_creds_keytab(krb5_context context, krb5_creds * creds, krb5_principal client, krb5_keytab arg_keytab, krb5_deltat start_time, const char * in_tkt_service, krb5_get_init_creds_opt * k5_gic_options)

[in] context - Library context

[out] creds - New credentials

[in] client - Client principal

[in] arg_keytab - Key table handle

[in] start_time - Time when ticket becomes valid (0 for now)

[in] in_tkt_service - Service name of initial credentials (or NULL)

[in] k5_gic_options - Initial credential options

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This function requests KDC for an initial credentials for client using a client key stored in arg_keytab . If in_tkt_service is specified, it is parsed as a principal name (with the realm ignored) and used as the service principal for the request; otherwise the ticket-granting service is used.