[OpenAFS] Cache Manager drops tickets

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 13 Nov 2006 11:50:04 -0800

Kai Moritz <kai.m.moritz@gmx.de> writes:

> I set up an openafs fileserver to replace our old nfs system. Everything
> is running fine, but i have some strange problems while copying the old
> user data to the new system:

> I cannot install an openafs-client on the machine, where the old data is
> living on (called zimt). So I simply logged into a machine with
> openafs-client (called brunhild) as root and got tickets for my
> afs-adminuser via "kinit afsadmin" and "aklog". Then I start an rsync on
> zimt like this "rsync -av /home root@brunhild:/afs/cellname/user". All
> works fine in the beginning, but after some time (5-30 min) the rsync
> command is interrupted because of access-problems. Issuing "tokens" on
> brunhild shows, that the cache manager has dropped the token, althoug it
> was not expired.

> I cannot figure out why... There are no error-messages in the
> openafs-log-files. Time is synchronized and another aklog fetches a new
> token without any problems.

> I am running openafs 1.4.1 with MIT Kerberos on a Debian Sarge system.

Are you using libpam-openafs-session?  If so, try removing it temporarily
from your /etc/pam.d/common-session and see if your tokens now stick
around.  It's a little too aggressive about deleting tokens in my

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>