[OpenAFS] afs and cron download jobs (will there be a glitch)?

Vladimir Konrad v.konrad@lse.ac.uk
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:58:36 +0100

> On Apr 16, 2008, at 9:34 , Vladimir Konrad wrote:
> > I am thinking of running several data downloads to AFS (scheduled
> > from cron) and using the same keytab for all jobs. The jobs can be
> > scheduled at the same time (on the same server).
> >
> > Will there be a window when 2nd download job (while authenticating)
> > renders 1st download job (already in progress) without access?
> If there were, it would be based on uid, not Kerberos principal.
> But if you run your jobs via pagsh then each job will have its own
> tokens (you will need to deal with separating $KRB5CCNAME yourself
> still, I think, but that's easy) and will be an independent
> authentication domain.

Thank you...


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