[OpenAFS] Problem with OpenAFS on Vista x86

Paul Accisano shiningmasamune@gmail.com
Thu, 01 Jan 2009 12:04:05 -0500

Jason Edgecombe wrote:
> 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?
> Jason
Nope, I can't access \\afs\cad.njit.edu or even \\afs at all when VPN is on.