[OpenAFS] Re: OpenAFS 1.6.0002, Windows 64: RPC Server in unavailable

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@secure-endpoints.com
Sat, 10 Sep 2011 16:09:54 -0400

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PNP_TDI is the Plug'n'Play TCP/IP Protocol Driver group.  AFS is fairly
useless until the networking stack active.

On 9/10/2011 3:57 PM, John Tang Boyland wrote:
> The student has fixed the problem by cleaning everything out and reinst=
> They're not sure why the problem went away but guess it may have been b=
> the OpenAFS service was dependent on some component=20
> name PNP_TDI which was dependent on a service RFCOMM Protocol TDI.
> As I looked for it I found it was somehow disabled and would not=20
> start/could not be found so I dug further.This was installed with=20
> as bluetooth device drivers apparently, so I uninstalled those and=20
> reinstalled those. And the service could then be set to boot start.
> </QUOTE>
> or perhaps because the firewall was disabled.
> Regards,
> John
> ] I have a new crop of students trying to install OpenAFS on Windows.
> ]=20
> ] I have a student who is able to get Tickets and AFS tokens with NIM:
> ] aklog -d -c cs.uwm.edu
> ] says that there are identical tokens already and doesn't do anything.=

> ] (aklog -d tries to get tickets from openafs.org, but that's probably
> ] an incautious installation problem that is irrelevant to this problem=
> ] NET VIEW \\AFS shows everything is fine.  (It shows the version 1.6.0=
> ] and mount points for cs.uwm.edu etc.)
> ]=20
> ] BUT,
> ] when they go to \\afs\cs.uwm.edu
> ]=20
> ] it says that they don't have access to the remote location because th=
> ] "RPC Server is unavailable".
> ] We went to Norton Firewall and added a rule at the top to allow ALL
> ] outgoing connections.  Rebooted, still "RPC Server is unavailable"
> ]=20
> ] NB: The cell cs.uwm.edu is open to system:anyuser, and so shouldn't
> ] require tokens anyway.
> ]=20
> ] John Boyland
> ] P.S. direct cc's always appreciated.
> ]=20
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