[OpenAFS] New Cell on debian with krb5 and afs-newcell script
Fri, 19 Aug 2005 09:59:34 -0700
Yesterday, I spent most of the day tracking down and fixing issues with
the new cell creation scripts in the Debian package.
Lars Schimmer <email@example.com> writes:
> I just setup a new cell on debian using the scripts in the package.
> For all: it was NOT as easy as just running the scripts.
> First: in the afs-newcell I added a line to add the IP to the
> server/CellServDB. Without that entry, bos couldn't find the local
This is fixed in Subversion and the fix will be in the next upload.
> After that Script in the server dir of preferences the CellServDB and
> ThisCell was on localcell, maybe Ok, but I changed it to the real data.
Your OpenAFS client has to be pointing to the local cell in order for
afs-rootcell to work properly. This is documented in the afs-rootcell
prerequisites. Why did you have to change it to point to some other cell?
I'm not sure that I understand the problem that you were running into.
> And for debian specific: I told the openafs-client not to start while
> debconf installed it. That has to be changed after running that script,
> or the afs-rootvol didn't run.
Er, why? afs-newcell runs force-start after it finishes so that the
OpenAFS client is running regardless of your debconf preferences.
> OK, I managed to entry a user without the /admin tab from krb5 as
> afs-admin, so I had problems getting admin token...
I don't understand this sentence. Could you rephrase?
I wrote a fairly complete document to accompany the configuration
transcript that will also be in the next release of the package. I think
that will help by giving more context for what's going on and discussing
some of the possible alternative paths.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>