SAMBA: What is KDC policy rejects request

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  • What will happen if you are not allowed to authenticate in AD, i.e. when selective authentication is enabled
  • kvno outputs KDC policy rejects request while getting credentials for cifs/
  • Winbind Error message: gse_get_client_auth_token: gss_init_sec_context failed with [Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information: KDC policy rejects request]
  • STATUS_AUTHENTICATION_FIREWALL_FAILED (0xC0000413) shown in tcpdump


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Active Directory that supports selective authentication

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