[OpenAFS] Failing KDC connect on Windows XP during startup.

Ken Aaker kenaaker@silverbacksystems.com
Wed, 06 Sep 2006 12:25:21 -0500

Yes, this is a wireless network. That certainly seems to describe the

I'll see what I can dig up to force it to get an IP address before login.



Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Is this a WiFi network?  Windows doesn't consider obtaining an IP
> address for a WiFi network to be a dependency for login.  Some third
> party network managers allow you to configure the WiFi device to obtain
> an address before login.
> Jeffrey Altman
> Ken Aaker wrote:
>> This is Openafs 1.4.1 for Windows, with integrated login turned on.
>> I've been seeing an annoying behavior that seems to be related to a slow
>> network connection start when I'm using a wireless connection from a laptop.
>> If I turn on the laptop, then try to login shortly after the user login
>> screen appears, I'll almost always get a message about not being able to
>> resolve any KDC in the realm. Then, some seconds later, I'll get the afs
>> client window, prompting for userid and password.  If I wait for 30
>> seconds or so, then I'll get tickets and tokens without any problem.
>> I looked at the services dependency stuff in the computer management
>> dialogs, everything that's there seems to make sense. I haven't changed
>> anything. This occurs on two different laptops, both running 1.4.1.
>> Thanks,
>> Ken Aaker
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