- 1 - Formatted: August 2, 2006
k5dcelogin - Promotes a principal's Kerberos V5 credentials to DCE
k5dcelogin username cmd [cmd_parameter]
The name of the remote user attempting to access the remote host. The
remote command to be invoked by k5dcelogin after the DCE credentials
have been established. Typically this is the login(1) command or a
The k5dcelogin command promotes a principal's Kerberos V5 credentials
to DCE credentials without prompting for a password. It is intended to
be called by the kerberized rlogind, remshd and telnetd servers as the
last step of the authentication process when ticket forwarding is
The DCE credentials are destroyed when the command finishes.
Only the remote owner should be granted write and execute permissions
rlogind(1M), remshd(1M), telnetd(1M).
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - OSF DCE 1.1/HP DCE 1.8