[OpenAFS] pioctl fails when AFS user != UNIX user

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Sat, 20 Sep 2008 08:15:52 -0400

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Daniel Debertin <debertin@msi.umn.edu> wrote:
> I am able to use 'klog' as long as the user I'm authenticating as is
> identical to the UNIX user I'm logged in as. If they're different I
> get a long delay and then "Unable to authenticate to AFS because a
> pioctl failed.":
> afs0# klog debertin.admin
> Password: <...>
> Unable to authenticate to AFS because a pioctl failed.
> If I create a UNIX user named 'debertin.admin' (despite the fact that
> it breaks UNIX conventions regarding username length), su to it, and
> issue the same klog command it works fine.
> Does it have to be this way?

Tell us uname -a, and rxdebug afs0 7001 -version, for starters.