[OpenAFS] Run file server without client?

Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR) chas@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:58:45 -0400

You need the kernel extension if you want to store your afs tokens.
This really isn't a problem in practice though since I generally
just run -localauth when I am root on the server.

In message <CAMHoRJgX4m=iPKKqRxh63kgmNTZT-Q426DA6v=Dap==NFvVFZA@mail.gmail.com>,Derrick Brashear writes:
>on solaris with inode fileserver you need the kernel module, for
>iopen(). otherwise, no kernel extension
>is required by the server.
>On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 3:56 PM, Brent Dunlock <Brent.Dunlock@asu.edu> wrot=
>> Can you run a file server without also running a client?  In particular,
>> could you run a server without running the kernel piece (i.e. kmod-openaf=
>> or dkms etc.)?  My understanding is that the server does NOT need the ker=
>> piece, but I would like to verify that.
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