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Kerberos setup for NFS failing with error "Strong authentication is required"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Kerberos
  • NFS 


Error message when set up Kerberos for NFS with following command:

::> kerberos interface enable -vserver <SVM> -lif Data_Lif01 -spn nfs/FQDN@REALM

Error: command failed: Failed to enable NFS Kerberos on LIF "Data_Lif01". Failed to bind service principal name on LIF "Data_Lif01". LDAP Error: Strong Authentication is required.



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