krb5_principal_intro (3) - Linux Man Pages

krb5_principal_intro: The principal handing functions.

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krb5_principal_intro - The principal handing functions. A Kerberos principal is a email address looking string that contains two parts separated by The second part is the kerberos realm the principal belongs to and the first is a list of 0 or more components. For example

lha [at] SU.SE
host/hummel.it.su.se [at] SU.SE
host/admin [at] H5L.ORG

See the library functions here: Heimdal Kerberos 5 principal functions