[OpenAFS] Problem with OpenAFS on Vista x86

Paul Accisano shiningmasamune@gmail.com
Thu, 01 Jan 2009 11:35:45 -0500

Jason Edgecombe wrote:
> Paul Accisano wrote:
>> Derrick Brashear wrote:
>>> fter a reboot, with no VPN.
>>>> As for the issue of AFSCreds, I would very much love to ditch it for
>>>> Kerberos, but my college's AFS page makes no mention of it; it only 
>>>> gives
>>>> instructions on how to set up via AFSCreds, so I have no way of 
>>>> obtaining
>>>> this krb5.ini file, nor do I have any idea what to put for "realm".
>>> typically the realm name is the same as the cell name, but not always.
>>> if you're willing to tell us which college we can probably help.
>> Eh, I was a little worried they wouldn't like me mentioning details, 
>> but whatever.  The cell name is cad.njit.edu, but I tried putting 
>> that for realm and I got "Cannot resolve network address for KDC in 
>> requested realm."  What is KDC, and are you sure NJIT using AFS 
>> implies they will be compatible with Kerberos? 
> Hi Paul,
> I'm CC'ing Kevin Walsh who was the coordinator for the 2008 AFS & 
> Kerberos Workshop that was hosted at NJIT.
> You're right, I see no reference to Kerberos on the NJIT help pages. 
> This suggests that NJIT might be using kaserver, which is deprecated.
> I assume that you're using the CellServDB file from 
> http://web.njit.edu/all_topics/AFS/CellServDB, which doesn't list 
> openafs.org as a cell!! That explains some things.
> Paul, please try going to \\afs\uncc.edu in windows explorer and see 
> if that works. That cell IS listed in the NJIT CellServDB and I 
> verified that the entry is correct.
> (Kevin, please ask the right person to add openafs.org to the NJIT 
> CellServDB)
> Sincerely,
> Jason
\\afs\uncc.edu is indeed accessible before I VPN.  But after I VPN, 
\\afs becomes inaccessible.  And I did wait a full 5 minutes after 
VPN'ing before trying to access \\afs, to wait for any name binding 
magic to finish.