[OpenAFS] is this what windows folks call "integrated login"?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 13:05:20 -0400

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Dale Pontius <pontius@btv.ibm.com> wrote:
> =A0On 08/23/10 12:41, Derrick Brashear wrote:
>>> For afs, I configure it via the oASF preference panel such that it
>>> does not start at book. When I want to run AFS, I turn it on via the
>>> same preferences panel. The only time it's really an issue is when
>>> you're cold-booting the laptop. Once it's up and has successfully
>>> started AFS, you can be detatched with only minor irritations when you
>>> forget a file is in AFS and have to wait for the timeout.
>> Mine runs AFS on every boot. Net or no. If you get over any aversion
>> you might have to dynroot, it just works. You can't access content
>> over the net when there's no net. This is pretty much exactly how
>> you'd guess a network filesystem works.
>> Dynroot doesn't time out. AFS mounts, boot continues, life goes on.
> Do you have integrated login?
> If so, does that time out, or does it just see that no server is within
> reach, and fallover to local login gracefully?

Integrated login? No, but that has nothing to do with whether you
start AFS at boot and whether that will time out, or not.

By the time you are trying to log in, booting has completed, and AFS is up.

> I first did my setups without/before dynroot. =A0I've since added dynroot=
> but never revisited the timeout issue.