[OpenAFS] OpenAFS, NAT, IPtables
Sat, 29 Sep 2007 00:43:55 -0400
I found, after digging around for a good while, that changing these keys:
seems to work on FC6 (220.127.116.11-45.fc6).
But: Do I both need them ? and what is the best "minimal" value for
those keys ?
Ron Croonenberg wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> I got rid of this one: "Unable to authenticate to AFS because
> Authentication Server was unavailable."
> That appeared to be a firewall issue.
> I do see the timeout happening, every so many minutes, did anyone solve
> that port. (The head node of that clusters runs IPtables/NAT so that all
> the nodes can use AFS as a "common file system" for running MPICH apps)
> The authentication server was running. Other clients don't have any
> issues at all. (it was a masquerading issue on the head node of that
> (PS: "not too many" AFS guru's here.. that's why I am on the list)
> Jason Edgecombe wrote:
>> Ron Croonenberg wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I hope I am not beating a dead horse here (I saw some references, but
>>> not a solution).
>>> I have a few machines in a cluster, and installed openafs on the nodes,
>>> the client is running (I can see the mountpoints in /afs) But when I try
>>> to get a token with klog it says
>>> Unable to authenticate to AFS because Authentication Server was unavailable.
>>> any ideas ? is that the timeout issue people were talking about ?
>>> (is there a solution ?)
>> It sounds like your cell isn't running the legacy authentication server
>> (kaserver). This is the recommended way. If you have set up kerberos 5,
>> then run "kinit; aklog"
>> Have you spoken to your local AFS gurus about how to set things up?
>> FYI, the OpenAFS client work fine behind NAT with the server on the
>> public internet. That's what I use from home.
>> OpenAFS-info mailing list
Ron Croonenberg |
| Phone: 1 765 658 4761
Lab Instructor & | Fax: 1 765 658 4732
Technology Coordinator |
Department of Computer Science | e-mail: ronc@DePauw.edu
DePauw University |
275 Julian Science & Math Center |
602 South College Ave. |
Greencastle, IN 46135 |