[OpenAFS] Files updated from one client not updated on others

David Broudy dave@broudy.net
Mon, 17 Apr 2006 23:04:23 -0600

It was the nat, the external IP is the one in the vldb, and the nat 
wasn't tracking the connections right or something. Rebooting the NAT 
machine fixed it.

Thanks for your help.

Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> David Broudy wrote:
>> Jeffrey Altman wrote:
>>> The most likely reason that you are not seeing updates on the second
>>> machine is that the file server is unable to issue callback breaks
>>> to that machine because of a network issue such as a NAT or Firewall.
>> There is a nat, but two client machines and the fileserver where the
>> volume I was testing on are all inside of it. The client that works has
>> exactly the same network config, is on the same ethernet switch, and it
>> getting it's address from the same dhcp server as the one that doesn't
>> work.
>> I'll try tcpdump tomorrow, is there another tool (rxdebug?) that I might
>> be able to find useful info in?
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
> The most useful tool is to bump the file server logging state to 125
> and look for messages describing showing the StoreData from the client
> that is writing and the callback break attempts to the client that is
> not reporting the changes.

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