Thank you SO much That worked a treat! i have the 5 files in my
/krb5/var/krb5kdc folder

I guess i just have to start following the install guide/manual again
and see where to go next.

You've saved my office from another 2 weeks of my coffee driven rants at
kerberos. My colleges wish to thank you )

Thanks again
Anthony McGovern

On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 14:35, Kevin Coffman wrote:
> Try strace and see where it is looking for the plugins and verify the
> db2 plugin is actually there?
>
> From your previous output, it looked like you may have run configure
> with "--prefix=/krb5". If so, it should be looking for the db2 plugin
> at /krb5/lib/krb5/plugins/kdb/db2.so
>
> K.C.
>
> On Nov 13, 2007 9:26 AM, Anthony McGovern wrote:
> > Hi There thank you for your swift reply. I tried from the start again.
> >
> > I downloaded the source from the MIT site again and ran the configure
> > command. Then i ran the make and then make install.
> >
> > After that i ran the krb5_util command again using TSSG.ORG but i keep
> > getting the same error message:
> >
> > create: Unable to load requested database module 'db2': plugin symbol
> > 'kdb_function_table' not found while creating database
> >
> > Error. If i attached my kdc.conf and krb5.conf files would that make any
> > difference?
> >
> > Kind Regards
> > Anthony McGovern
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 13:30, Kevin Coffman wrote:
> > > On 11/8/07, Anthony McGovern wrote:
> > > >
> > > > root@tssgtestbox:/home/tssgtestbox/Kerberos/krb5-1.6.3/src/kadmin/dbutil# ./kdb5_util create -r tssg.org -s
> > > > Loading random data
> > > > Initializing database '/krb5/var/krb5kdc/principal' for realm
> > > > 'tssg.org',
> > > > master key name 'K/M@tssg.org'
> > > > You will be prompted for the database Master Password.
> > > > It is important that you NOT FORGET this password.
> > > > Enter KDC database master key:
> > > > Re-enter KDC database master key to verify:
> > > > create: Unable to load requested database module 'db2': plugin symbol
> > > > 'kdb_function_table' not found while creating database
> > > > '/krb5/var/krb5kdc/principal'
> > > > root@tssgtestbox:/home/tssgtestbox/Kerberos/krb5-1.6.3/src/kadmin/dbutil#
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I have checked the google machine and on the FAQ's on the MIT site but i
> > > > cant find anything about this error. Would anyone be able to help me?
> > >
> > > I may be wrong, but I think the code is expecting that you've done a
> > > 'make install' so that it can find the plugin libraries.
> > >
> > > Also, the convention is that your realm name should be all upper-case
> > > (TSSG.ORG rather than tssg.org).

>