[OpenAFS] Fileserver doesn't recognise host-principals

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:56:28 -0500

Douglas E. Engert <deengert@anl.gov> wrote:
> Frank Burkhardt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've got a strange problem here. Some of my AFS-client-machines must
>> put some stuff into AFS on a regular basis. Since all of them have
>> a host/...-Keytab, I wanted to use it as AFS-identity:
>> [snip]
>> However, when I try to create a file in AFS, I'm recognised as
>> anonymous: root@somehost # cd /afs/cbs.mpg.de/tmp/leipzig;rm -f xxx
>>  root@somehost # touch xxx
>>  root@somehost # ls -la xxx
>>  -rw-r--r-- 1 anonymous root 0 Aug 26 16:25 xxx
> ls -l uses the host's mapping of UID to names.
> So was the file written with the anonymous UID?
> ls -ln  should show the UID.
> What mappings are /etc/passwd, NIS or LDAP?

Doesn't fs examine on a specific file show the actual PTS owner?