[OpenAFS] Graphical file managers get stuck

Simon Wilkinson simonxwilkinson@gmail.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:38:11 +0000

On 11 Dec 2012, at 21:29, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> This is what SRV records are for, yes.  Ideally, the CellServDB on =
clients is for legacy use with old cells

Sadly, there are loads of situations where the client CellServDB is =
vital. There are far too many SOHO broadband routers that come with DNS =
servers that silently drop DNS SRV requests. If you are supporting a =
mobile userbase, you pretty much have to provide them with static =
configuration, both for AFS, and for Kerberos.