System time differences in the environment that uses Kerberos configuration might lead to authentication failure.

Problem

Attempts to use Kerberos for initial authentication of a host or for resource access fail and the following error message appears.

Clock Skew

If the system time on the computers in the environment deffers with more than 5 minutes from the client computer or from one another, the Kerberos authentication fails.

Results

Synchronize the system times in the environment.