MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_init_creds_set_service - Specify a service principal for acquiring initial credentials.

krb5_error_code krb5_init_creds_set_service(krb5_context context, krb5_init_creds_context ctx, const char * service)

[in] context - Library context

[in] ctx - Initial credentials context

[in] service - Service principal string

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

This function supplies a service principal string to acquire initial credentials for instead of the default krbtgt service. service is parsed as a principal name; any realm part is ignored.