[OpenAFS] differences between aklog on Windows and Unix?

Adam Megacz megacz@cs.berkeley.edu
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 22:19:01 -0800

Hrm, I'm seeing different behavior from the same aklog (OpenAFS
1.4.1-rc5) on Windows versus Unix (MacOS+Linux) regarding locating
KDC's using DNS entries.

Using totally uncustomized krb5.conf's on all machines, I can do this
on Linux and MacOS:

  kinit megacz@EECS.BERKELEY.EDU
  aklog -c research.cs.berkeley.edu

However, on Windows, it seems that aklog can't properly figure out
that research.cs.berkeley.edu is its own kerberos realm (the
_kerberos.research.cs.berkeley.edu TXT record exists, but is not being

  > kinit megacz@EECS.BERKELEY.EDU
  Password for megacz@EECS.BERKELEY.EDU:

  > aklog -d -c research.cs.berkeley.edu
  Authenticating to cell research.cs.berkeley.edu.
  Getting v5 tickets: afs/research.cs.berkeley.edu@CS.BERKELEY.EDU
  Getting v5 tickets: afs@CS.BERKELEY.EDU
  Kerberos error code returned by get_cred: -1765328377
  aklog.exe: Couldn't get research.cs.berkeley.edu AFS tickets:

Any ideas?  My ultimate goal is to be able to do this without users
having to edit their krb5.conf's.

  - a

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