Creating a Kerberos realm configuration

If you want to use Kerberos authentication for client access, you must configure the storage virtual machine (SVM) to use an existing Kerberos realm. You can use System Manager to create a Kerberos realm configuration, which enables SVMs to use Kerberos security services for NFS.

Before you begin

About this task

While creating a Kerberos realm, you must set the following attributes in the Create Kerberos Realm wizard:


  1. Click Storage > SVMs.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click SVM Settings.
  3. In the Services pane, click Kerberos Realm.
  4. In the Kerberos Realm window, click Create.
  5. Type or select information as prompted by the wizard.
  6. Confirm the details, and then click Finish to complete the wizard.