[CentOS] how to get rid of "kerberos"

Tony Schreiner schreian at bc.edu
Wed Oct 29 14:25:40 UTC 2008

/usr/kerberos/bin  gets put in your path by /etc/profile.d/krb5- 
workstation.sh  or krb5-workstation.csh.

You can move them or comment them to prevent them from working


yum remove krb-workstation

to remove the package.

But you do know that rsh is not safe on an open network right?

Tony Schreiner
Boston College

On Oct 29, 2008, at 10:02 AM, Marcelo M. Garcia wrote:

> Hi
> How to get rid of kerberos, or at least to prevent to go into path?  
> Where is defined the path for users?
> I need to configure and use rtools (I know that I should use ssh,  
> but I need rtools) and I think very annoying the messages from  
> Kerberized rsh or rlogin, like this:
> -sh-3.2$ rsh kitten02
> connect to address port 543: Connection refused
> Trying krb4 rlogin...
> connect to address port 543: Connection refused
> trying normal rlogin (/usr/bin/rlogin)
> Last login: Tue Jun  3 20:17:32 from kitten01
> -sh-3.2$
> But if kerberos is not in path, everything works fine:
> -sh-3.2$ rsh kitten02
> Last login: Tue Jun  3 20:13:13 from kitten01
> -sh-3.2$
> Thanks
> Marcelo
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