We are running kinit from our Linux command line and this works well. Before we run kinit we set the KRB5_CONFIG environment variable to point to directory continaing krb5.conf file

linuxhost1$ export KRB5_CONFIG=/myhome/mydir1/
linuxhost1$ kinit myuser@myrealm -k -t /myhome/mydir1/myname.keytab

Once the kinit works successfully what we noticed is if we change the values in krb5.conf in /myhome/mydir1/ to point to invalid hostname etc., the kinit still works regardless of we running kdestroy, logging out and logging back.

Can someone please let us know if this is expected and how we would have the kinit command pick up the updated values in krb5.conf file?

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