[OpenAFS] k5start, AFS and long-running daemon

Harald Barth haba@kth.se
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:50:04 +0100 (CET)

> I have a daemon which detaches but which needs to access AFS
> directories. Running k5start in the background works great for
> maintaining the kerberos cache (which is also needed for DB access)
> it's just AFS which is causing problems. 

My guess is that k5start does not start your app in a seperate pag.
Heimdal's kinit can be used as k5start and does give you the pag for AFS.