[OpenAFS] Home directory unavalable at certain times.
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:59:01 +0200
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On 2012-04-19 14:05, Fredrik Engstr=F6m wrote:
> When users log in at 11 they get access denied when they try to
> open the home directory. If you log in twenty minutes later you
> will not have this issue and if you log in before eleven you will
> also not notice anything.
> The logs mention that a certain volume is unavailable prior to this
> ?Server 18.104.22.168 reported volume 536870955 in cell su.se as
If it is ALWAYS at 11, check the servers for restarts in BOS scripts,
for bos salvage, vos dump or any other scripts which could set RW
volumes offline for a short time.
> We have seen this only on the computers where our students access
> them, but that?s not too surprising considering they log in and
> out extensively during the day and as such have a higher
> probability to be subject to the error. I?ve seen other clients
> where this happens at a different time, but it is also only once a
> day and also always preceded by the volume in cell su.se as
> offline. The machines run Windows 7 SP1 and have OpenAFS 1.7.400
> installed. On the serverside we have 1.4. This error was discovered
> roughly two weeks ago, but we can?t find anything we tampered with
> that relates to this at that time.
1.7.4 is old and really buggy if you use windows profiles in OpenAFS
space. Please do use 1.7.11. It REALLY does help a lot for our Win 7
> Any ideas?
> Fredrik Engstr=F6m
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