[OpenAFS] client behind NAT firewall

Simon Wilkinson simonxwilkinson@gmail.com
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:18:37 +0100

> On 5 Aug 2014, at 16:09, Brandon Allbery <ballbery@sinenomine.net> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2014-08-05 at 16:08 +0100, Simon Wilkinson wrote:
>> The complication is that firewalls/NATs only preserve these mappings
>> for a finite length of time. We attempt to keep them open through
>> regular fileserver pings, but sometimes that isn't enough. When a
>> mapping expires, the client is unable to receive callbacks until it
>> next contacts the fileserver.
> Perhaps you should have read the following paragraph....

I did. You talked about opening firewall holes, which isn't necessary for ca=
llback traffic.