[OpenAFS] OpenAFS disallows principals with dots in them. Was: Strange permission denied!

Michael Joyner ᏩᏯ mjoyner@vbservices.net
Mon, 11 May 2009 21:19:39 -0400

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Simon Wilkinson wrote:
> On 9 May 2009, at 16:29, Michael Joyner =E1=8F=A9=E1=8F=AF wrote:
>> Yes, there are dots. no slashes or other special characters.
> By default, OpenAFS disallows principals with dots ... you can disable
> this check by starting all of your servers with the
> -allow-dotted-principals option.
> Cheers,
> Simon.
Results from todays testing =3D=3D no problems so far....

Now I gotta figure out how to crontab pts user create and vol's for
users home directories based on the output of lw-ypcat passwd. (And
perhaps groups as well based on lw-ypcat group).

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