[OpenAFS] Fileserver doesn't recognise host-principals

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Wed, 03 Sep 2008 10:34:18 -0700

Frank Burkhardt <fbo2@gmx.net> writes:

> 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:
>  admin@afs $ pts create host.somehost.cbs.mpg.de
>  User host.somehost.cbs.mpg.de has id 2000000044

AFS uses K4 principal naming, so the PTS ID has to be rcmd.somehost.  AFS
will map host/somehost.your.domain to rcmd.somehost internally before
checking ACLs.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>