[OpenAFS] AFS hangs, possible nat issues?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Thu, 20 May 2010 09:37:11 -0400

> So thats 3 keepalives to server afs3 every 20 seconds where it started
> off with just 1 every 20 seconds.
> Is this expected behaviour that it keeps sending more and more packets
> to the same fileserver?

How many authentication contexts do you have?

> The number of entries returned by running 'rxdebug localhost 7001
> -allconnections' on the client seems to grow with the number of packets
> sent every 20s to each server (see attachment, ip's replaced with short
> hostnames to match tcpdump output).
> vlserver pings do seem to stop when the connection to the vlserver is
> destroyed, just not the fileserver ones.

Connections to the fileserver get replaced. It's an artifact of how
the cache manager tracks servers.