[OpenAFS] Problem with OpenAFS on Vista x86

Jason Edgecombe jason@rampaginggeek.com
Thu, 01 Jan 2009 11:50:06 -0500

Paul Accisano wrote:
> 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. 
OK, so unauthenticated AFS access works when the VPN is off. That's good.

Can you access \\afs\cad.njit.edu after the VPN is on?