[OpenAFS] Windows XP OpenAFS 1.5.66 UNC paths not working

Lars Schimmer l.schimmer@cgv.tugraz.at
Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:08:01 +0100

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Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> John W. Sopko Jr. wrote:
>> Why is it a bug? Is the plan to eventually use the SRV record
>> in place of the AFSDB record for clients?
>>> If the site relies on AFSDB records, either
>>> stick with 1.5.65 or add the new DNS SRV records for
>>>   _afs3-vlserver._udp.<cellname> IN SRV 0 0 7003
>> We added the SRV record and things seem to be working. I am using
>> on a 1.5.66 with KFW.
> It is a bug because the 1.5.66 client doesn't work when the AFSDB
> records are all that is available.  DNS SRV records are the future but
> we don't want to break sites that do not deploy them.

There are sites which could NOT apply the DNS SRV entries as of policy
of the DNS server owner :-(

But so far the 1.5.66 (windows) release does work with AFSDB only for us
(means: with only CellservDB file).

Lars Schimmer
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