[OpenAFS] AFS without Kerberos headache
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
Sun, 21 Dec 2008 13:00:09 -0500
On 2008 Dec 21, at 12:13, Georg P. Israel wrote:
> AFS seems to do this in a good way, but Kerberos is a constant
> to it. I do have machines that generate simulation data and have to
> for weeks. If I like to do this with the current OpenAFS setup, I'll
> have to log in once a day and refresh the damn Kerberos token :-(.
> Hence, is there a way to disable this Kerberos time out??
Strictly speaking, no. You can however use kstart or Heimdal's kinit
to start a process whose tickets and tokens will be renewed as needed
until the process finishes. For more complicated processes, you can
use a backgrounded shell loop to renew tickets periodically from a
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH