[OpenAFS] Re: "vos dump" authorization based on "bos adduser"?
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 20:13:58 -0700
Derrick J Brashear <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>> Actually, now that I think about it, if all the ptserver instances are
>>>> down, how would an admin be able to aklog (in order to run bos commands)?
>>> -localauth. (but aklog doesn't *require* ptserver; see afslog)
>> But localauth doesn't even require the "bos adduser" list...
>> I guess I'm just wondering if the bos userlist can be eliminated and
>> bosserver/volserver can use system:administrators instead. I'll write
>> up a patch adding an option for this unless there's some reason why
>> this is a Very Bad Idea.
> bosserver can't depend on ptserver..
I think we're going in circles here... didn't you indicate above that
"-localauth" should be used in situations where bosserver must be used
without any running ptservers?
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