[OpenAFS] Speed difference between OpenAFS 1.4.x on Debian and CentOS

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Tue, 8 Apr 2008 08:23:45 -0500


Jeffrey Altman <jaltman@secure-endpoints.com> wrote:
> Micha┼, Dro┼║dziewicz wrote:
>> Is AFS_CRYPT really that needed that debian is turning this _ON_ by
>> default?
>
> One of the benefits that AFS provides over other file systems
> is privacy.  For that you need crypt to be on.
>
> The Windows client defaults to use of encrypted sessions as well.

I think the better question is why CentOS has it _OFF_ by default. 
Packages should "fail safe" by being in the safest operating mode by 
default.

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