[OpenAFS] getting (re)started on debian
Sat, 25 May 2013 13:51:57 +0200
On 25 May 2013 09:51, Dirk Heinrichs <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Am Freitag 24 Mai 2013, 22:50:17 schrieb Dave Cottlehuber:
>> The formal docs look good but I'm thinking of
>> something that cover debian startup scripts and setting up pam stuff
> This will all be set up automatically on Debian. To (re-)configure PAM one
> usually uses pam-auth-update on Debian. For service management I install sysv-
> rc-conf (systemd is also quite usable on Debian).
> Todo (by yourself):
> * Create afs principal in Kerberos and setup AFS key file (asetkey).
> * In /etc/openafs, adapt
> to your needs
> * Create and mount /var/cache/openafs (on clients)
> * Create and mount /vicepXX (on servers)
> * Setup AFS db-/fileserver processes (on servers)
> Don't know how long you didn't use OpenAFS, so you may not be aware of the new
> DAFS (Demand Attach) file servers introduced with 1.6. I'd recommend using
> these instead of the old file server (the docs will tell you how to set them
> Did I forget something?
Many thanks everybody!
DAFS sounds pretty cool, I'll read up. I still have my old afs / krb
notes from last time, so with the tips above I should be up & running
in no time.