[OpenAFS] openafs and screen command - loosing tokens

Vladimir Konrad v.konrad@lse.ac.uk
Fri, 13 Feb 2009 15:25:54 +0000

Hello Thomas,

> My standard formula for running a screen session with long
> running credentials is:
>  * Put yourself into a new pag by running
>     pagsh
>  * Make sure you have an independent kerberos credentials
>    cache:
>     export KRB5CCNAME=FILE:`mktemp /tmp/krb5cc.screen.XXXXXX`
>  * Get tickets, get tokens, cd to your home directory
>  * Run screen

Thanks, it works.

> Works like a charm for me. I wrote a little script called
> "mypag" that does steps 1 and 2, runs a shell, and then
> calls unlog and kdestroy when done. This is very handy
> when I want to do something quickly with an administrative
> instance --- keeps everything self-contained and when I'm
> done the admin credentials go away and I'm back to my normal
> creds. Of course, after the screen sesson is started, 
> re-attaching the conventional screen way is all you need 
> to do.

Good pointer for admin work. Cheers!


> because it reverses the logical flow of conversation + it is hard to follow.
>> why not?
>>> do not put a reply at the top of the message, please...

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