[OpenAFS] OpenAFS on FC6 (OpenAFS, LDAP, SSH, gdm afs tokens etc etc...)

Ron Croonenberg ronc@depauw.edu
Wed, 05 Sep 2007 18:14:16 -0400

Hi Russ,

Uhm I am not using that module. Actually I can't find it after I
installed OpenAFS? Is it part of the OpenAFS distribution ?


Russ Allbery wrote:
> Simon Wilkinson <sxw@inf.ed.ac.uk> writes:
>> The keyring related thing you're seeing is related to AFS PAGs. In
>> recent Linux kernels it hasn't been possible to maintain PAGs via the
>> previous group based system. So, a new mechanism using keyrings was
>> deployed. The keyring is set up by the AFS PAM module (ultimately, by
>> using the same AFS kernel module interface as created the group based
>> PAG). If, subsequent to that, you run a PAM module that resets the
>> keyring, then you can expect to lose the tokens.
> If you're using the pam-afs-session module, just running it after the
> keyring module in the session stack would probably fix this problem, since
> then it would create the keyring after pam_keyring resets it.

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