[OpenAFS] Re: bosserver and authentication problems (noauth)

ragnot@web.de ragnot@web.de
Mon, 18 Sep 2006 19:30:42 +0200

Hello again,

the problem was a missing directory /usr/local/var/openafs/logs. Everythin=
g is fine so far.


> Hello list,
> at the moment i am trying to get afs working on sles9. I am building it =
from source, which works fine unitl i want to start the bosserver.
> If i start the server with
> # bosserver -noauth &
> I don't get any error message, but "ps ax" does not show a bosserver pro=
cess running.
> If i start it with
> # bosserver -auditlog /var/log/afs.log -syslog=3Dlocal1 -noauth
> bosserver is running and logging to /var/log/afs.log and /var/log/messag=
es (local1). It seems that the syslog switch is required, when i leave it,=
 no bosserver process is running after executing the command.
> Then bosserver seems to be running correctly, but i can't do any adminis=
trative tasks. I always get a "you are not authorized for this operation".=
> # linux:/usr/local/etc/openafs/server # bos setcellname -server linux.my=
.domain -name my.domain -noauth
> # bos: failed to set cell (you are not authorized for this operation)
> Even when i start the bosserver with the "-noauth" switch, there seems t=
o be authorization required.
> The commands "bos listhosts localhost" works correctly.
> The command "bos status gallien-164 -noauth" gives nor error message and=
 has no output.
> Any hints or ideas what i can do=3F
> Regards

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