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KB-4205: Putty shows repeated messages when idle

Centrify DirectControl ,  

12 April,16 at 11:46 AM

Applies to:
 
Centrify-Enabled Putty 0.63
 
Question:
 
After upgrading Access Manager/DirectManage and Centrify-enabled PuTTY to Suite 2014 the following behavior is observed in an established SSO session.
 
“Using Kerberos Authentication
Using Principal <upn>
Got host ticket <spn>”
 
The above message (see screenshot) keeps popping up every 30 to 45 minutes on idle sessions.  Is there any reason why?

Repeated messages
 
Answer:
 
Its a known issue in our Putty code. There is no loss of functionailty but annoyance.

Centrify apologizes for this inconvenience.

The following workaround can be applied.
 
In Putty configuration.

Under SSH, Kex, 

The "max minutes before rekey" can be set to 0.

max_minutes changed to 0
 
 

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