"VAMSHI VELAGAPURI" writes:

> Hi,
> I am getting this error when i try to run kadmin daemon.
>
> kadmind[15257](Error): Cannot find/read stored master key while
> initializing, aborting
>
>
>
> when i tried to do kdb5_util create -s it says that
>
> [root@bunty krb5kdc]# kdb5_util create -s
> Loading random data
> Initializing database '/var/kerberos/krb5kdc/principal' for realm 'VAM.ORG',
> master key name 'K/M@VAM.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: File exists while creating database
> '/var/kerberos/krb5kdc/principal'
>
> It would be great if anybody corrects me.


Like the error message says, the database already exists. You will
need to use the kdb5_util stash command instead.