[OpenAFS] Can't seem to find asetkey -- where's it supposed to come from?

Marcus Watts mdw@umich.edu
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 23:33:47 -0400

> Date:    Wed, 29 Sep 2010 23:18:33 EDT
> To:      Phillip Moore <w.phillip.moore@gmail.com>
> cc:      Michael Meffie <mmeffie@sinenomine.net>,
> 	 Rick Cochran <rcc2@cornell.edu>,
> 	 "openafs-info@openafs.org" <openafs-info@openafs.org>
> From:    Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] Can't seem to find asetkey -- where's it supposed to com
>      ***e from?
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 7:28 AM, Phillip Moore
> <w.phillip.moore@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I'll put myself on the spot and promise to submit a patch that at least
> > updates the sections of the Quick Start Guide that I have worked through.
> > There's far too much use of -noauth, and needless use of -cell all over t=
> he
> > place in these instructions. =A0 Once you have "secured your cell", the v=
> ery
> > next thing you should do is remove the NoAuth file, and switch from using
> > -noauth to -localauth.
> with krb5, noauth is never needed. use pt_util and bootstrap a pts
> database. done.

Why use pt_util instead of "pts createuser -localauth"?

pt_util = tricky syntax, confusing error messages.
	It beats "noauth" of course.
	But it's not the ideal introduction to afs.
pts ... -localauth = less pain, more friendly.