[OpenAFS] Can't find file servers on Windows build

Robbie Foust rfoust@duke.edu
Fri, 16 Jul 2004 11:09:44 -0400

Sorry, my subject line was wrong.  The DB servers are correct, its the 
file servers that it can't find.  So, same resolution or is that a 
different problem?

- Robbie

Jeffrey Altman wrote:

> Use DNS to distribute server information instead of the CellServDB 
> file then you can
> keep it up to date for all of your machines from one location.
> CellServDB entries supercede DNS ones.  So if you have an out of date 
> CellServDB file
> you won't find the servers.
> Robbie Foust wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Sorry if this topic has been covered, I've been out of the AFS loop 
>> for a while. :-)
>> I installed the AFS client (1.3.6590 debug) on XP along with KfW 
>> (2.6.3) and the AFS service is running, but if I try to obtain AFS 
>> tokens, I get an Error: 11862791 (AFS service may not have started).  
>> Also, if I look at the file servers, none are listed.  Someone else 
>> on campus here is experiencing the same thing (with a slightly older 
>> build, don't know the exact version).  Apparently, the file servers 
>> are found after several hours.  Is there any way to modify how AFS 
>> refreshes the file server list or am I just totally missing something 
>> in my config?  Thanks!
>> - Robbie
>> -- 
>> Robbie Foust
>> OIT - Systems and Core Services
>> Duke University
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