[OpenAFS] Re: Document segment on NFS to AFS server

Rainer Strunz Rainer.Strunz@lrz.de
Tue, 09 Mar 2010 19:15:27 +0100

Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrote:

> Are you using knfs for authenticated AFS access via the NFS translator?
> The translator in general is certainly used, but I believe Simon was
> specifically talking about the knfs functionality.

Yes, we use knfs.

A script (placed in the freely accessible part of the AFS filespace)
accomplishes the knfs authentication - i.e. gets, deletes, or lists
knfs tokens - on behalf of a user (because there's no need to register
any user on the translator's system).