[OpenAFS] Re: Weird LAN/WAN login problem

jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 02:08:31 +0200 (EET)

> On Tue, 26 Feb 2013 01:43:24 +0200 (EET)
> jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi wrote:
>> vos listaddrs -noresolv -printuuid lists two items; the local IP and
>> some long character string, IPv6, maybe?
> It's a UUID. But you only see one entry? For example, here is some
> output with two entries:
> $ vos listaddr -nores -printuuid
> UUID: 0053ac82-130c-1a98-82-3a-0101007faa77
> UUID: 00283782-4a92-1ad6-85-e9-0101007faa77
> $
> But you only have one?

Yes, only one.

>> IIRC there were duplicates prohibiting to create new accounts first,
>> but when I removed something from some conf (sorry, can't remember),
>> it allowed to create the account. Maybe I shouldn't have done it
>> manually, or should have refreshed it first. Or maybe I left the local
>> address whereas I should have left the public one? Or the public name
>> is resolved to local address, or something.  Sorry, I need to look
>> into the server confs now...
> Your problem here is not likely to be solved by an IP mentioned in a
> configuration file; the problem is an IP that's in the VLDB, so you
> can't just change it manually.
> There are some steps you can take to fix this, but just give me a minute
> to write them down. Depending on your answer to the above, you probably
> got into this situation by running 'vos changeaddr'. 'vos changeaddr'
> has a big warning on it telling you not to run it:
> <http://docs.openafs.org/Reference/1/vos_changeaddr.html>.
> --
> Andrew Deason
> adeason@sinenomine.net
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Guilty as charged! I think it is still possible to restore the situation
where the address is duplicated, but not before the 'vos changeaddr' was
executed (the public IP changed).

br, jukka