MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_change_password - Change a password for an existing Kerberos account.

krb5_error_code krb5_change_password(krb5_context context, krb5_creds * creds, const char * newpw, int * result_code, krb5_data * result_code_string, krb5_data * result_string)

[in] context - Library context

[in] creds - Credentials for kadmin/changepw service

[in] newpw - New password

[out] result_code - Numeric error code from server

[out] result_code_string - String equivalent to result_code

[out] result_string - Change password response from the KDC

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

Change the password for the existing principal identified by creds .

The possible values of the output result_code are: