[OpenAFS] admin problem with AFS - krb5

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 14 May 2001 16:36:00 -0400 (EDT)

[fwiw, please don't reply to both me and the list]

On 14 May 2001, Martin Schulz wrote:

> Derek Atkins <warlord@mit.edu> writes:
> > What name did you put in the AFS PTS DB?  You will need to use
> > 'schulz.admin' and not 'schulz/admin' due to naming differences
> > between k4 (AFS) and k5.
> That one worked. But now, I want to create an afs user for my hosts
> (that is, the client-local root users) too. How do I need to translate
> the k5 principal
> host/iwr07.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de@IWRMM.UNI-KARLSRUHE.DE
> to the afs user name? What to do with the dots? A naive idea of 
>         pts createuser -name "host.iwr01\.mathematik\.uni-karlsruhe\.de"

don't escape the . with \

also, since afs is krb4 you probably want rcmd.iwr07

> pts: Badly formed name (group prefix doesn't match owner?) ; 
> unable to create user host.iwr07\.mathematik\.uni-karlsruhe\.de

and you need to explicitly choose an owner in this case

> Without the slashes, no error message appears, but it does not work
> nevertheless. I cannot image to be the first to face that problem, but
> I did not find the answer in the FAQ.

does it give you a number it created?