[OpenAFS] AFS Cell name vs K5 REALM name

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Thu, 15 Feb 2007 14:40:20 -0500 (EST)

You mean like say a krb5 realm named ATHENA.MIT.EDU supporting a cell 
named sipb.mit.edu? Sure. Go nuts.

On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, John W. Sopko Jr. wrote:

> Is there any good reason(s) for NOT deploying a
> Kerberos REALM name that is different from the
> AFS cell name. When we move to a K5 server I may
> have to use a different REALM name on the db/file servers.
> I want to be sure this will not be a problem in the future.
> I have tested different realm/cell names and it works now.
> I would prefer to have my cell name and realm name match as
> it does now and I know that is the recommendation. For
> political reasons I may not have that luxury when moving
> to K5 authentication.
> Thanks for your input.
> -- 
> John W. Sopko Jr.               University of North Carolina
> email: sopko AT cs.unc.edu      Computer Science Dept., CB 3175
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