[OpenAFS] Client hangs

David Sonenberg dsonenberg@strozllc.com
Wed, 2 Apr 2008 17:00:50 -0400

What DNS and DFS queries should be happening?

Does the AFS client and redirector produce any logging and if so where
can I find it?

David Sonenberg, CISSP
Director, Information Technology
Stroz Friedberg, LLC
32 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Tel 212.981.6527
Fax 212.981.6545

> _____________________________________________=20
> From: 	Jeffrey Altman [mailto:jaltman@secure-endpoints.com]=20
> Sent:	Wednesday, April 02, 2008 4:54 PM
> To:	David Sonenberg
> Cc:	openafs-info@openafs.org
> Subject:	Re: [OpenAFS] Client hangs
> * PGP Signed by an unverified key: 04/02/08 at 16:54:07
> David Sonenberg wrote:
> > We are currently in the process of migrating from a Samba domain to
> > native Active Directory.  Yesterday we switched the DNS and DHCP
> over to
> > the AD server.  A handful of users' clients hang for 30-90 seconds
> when
> > they browse the folder structure.  This is only happening to a
> handful
> > of users some of which are on logged into the new AD, and some are
> > logged into the old domain.  When they log on as a local user the
> > problem goes away.  It appears to be a problem with the profiles,
> but I
> > can't figure out what.  Any ideas?
> Not from that description.  You will have to identify which component
> in=20
> your system is experiencing the hang.
> Is it the DNS lookups that are failing?
> Are there outstanding Dfs queries that are not being resolved?
> Are the queries making it to the AFS client and the AFS client is
> having=20
> difficulty or is it the SMB redirector client that is confused?
> SysInternals Process Monitor and Wireshark are your friends.
> * Jeffrey Eric Altman <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com>
> * Issuer: Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd. - Unverified

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