Editing Kerberos configuration

You can use System Manager to enable Kerberos and to edit a Kerberos configuration that is associated with a storage virtual machine (SVM), which enables the SVM to use Kerberos security services for NFS.

Before you begin

About this task

If you are using Microsoft Active Directory Kerberos, the first 15 characters of any SPNs that are used in the domain must be unique. Microsoft Active Directory has a limitation for SPNs of 15 characters maximum and does not allow duplicate SPNs.


  1. Click Storage > SVMs.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click SVM Settings.
  3. In the Services pane, click Kerberos Interface.
  4. In the Kerberos Interface window, select the interface, and then click Edit.
  5. In the Edit Kerberos Configuration dialog box, make the required changes, and then click OK.