[OpenAFS] klog doesn't work on snow leopard

Enzo Vitale vitale@enea.it
Thu, 10 Sep 2009 11:37:09 +0200

Thank you Jeffrey,

but my  password contains only  ASCII alphanumeric characters.

Can you suggest something else to explore in order to fix this issue?

On 10 Sep 2009, at 9:11 AM, Jeffrey Altman wrote:

> Enzo Vitale wrote:
>> There is no rule to reproduce it for me.
>> I have performed a fresh installation of the OpenAFS-4.11 (for snow
>> leopard) package , then  I have copied ThisCell and CellServDB    
>> from a
>> backup to the  /var/db/openafs/etc/ directory. And voila' :
>> [Vitale:db/openafs/etc] vitale% klog
>> Password:
>> Unable to authenticate to AFS because password was incorrect.
>> [Vitale:db/openafs/etc] vitale%
>> [Vitale:db/openafs/etc] vitale% uname -a
>> Darwin Vitale.local 10.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.0.0: Fri Jul 31
>> 22:47:34 PDT 2009; root:xnu-1456.1.25~1/RELEASE_I386 i386
>> I think it would be useful to have some indication about some log   
>> file
>> to look at to understand what happens. In the console.log, secure.log
>> and system.log there is no indication. I'm going to deinstall some
>> software such as Intego VirusBarrier and NetBarrier to understand  
>> if the
>> problem is related to software conflicts. But the better thing  
>> would be
>> to have some specific AFS tool that detects where the problem occurs
>> Thak you
>> Enzo
> Unfortunately klog like most Kerberos implementations has absolutely  
> no
> trace logging capabilities at all.  Based upon the error that is
> generated the key generated locally from your password is not matching
> the key that the server has in its database.   I wonder if the problem
> is a change in the encoding schema used for characters entered within
> the terminal environment in 10.6.  By any chance does your password
> contain any non-ASCII characters?
> Jeffrey Altman