Hmmm: [OpenAFS] Could not start transaction

Simon Wilkinson
Wed, 11 Apr 2007 18:12:01 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Ron Croonenberg wrote:

> if I want to run the command as root with -localauth :
> /usr/sbin/vos dump -id 536872008 -f /data/afs-dump/test.tst -server
> afs-1 -partition /vicepa -cell -localauth
> it doesn't work.

Are you doing this on a server (that is, a machine which has a KeyFile)? 
vos requires access to the KeyFile in order to construct the 
authentication ticket it uses internally.

See the description of '-localauth' in 'man vos'