[OpenAFS] Re: RPC service unavailable, windows client, udebug works

Christian chanlists@googlemail.com
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:03:46 +0100

Am 05.11.2014 23:42, schrieb Andrew Deason:
> On Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:05:24 +0100
> Christian <chanlists@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> on some of our windows clients (win7 enterprise x64, openafs 1.7.31), we
>> are seeing issues where if I try to access a volume on a given server,
>> it gives me "RPC service unavailable". This only happens for one of our
>> two file and db servers, which are both almost identical (the first one
>> has in fact been cloned from the second one).
> A new sub-thread for this because this _probably_ isn't a problem, but
> just to make sure...
> When you say you cloned one of the servers from the other, I assume you
> didn't, say, copy all of the files (or disk image, etc) after installing
> a running fileserver? Specifically what I'm getting at is that the
> directory /var/lib/openafs/local (/usr/afs/local for transarc paths) is
> intended to _not_ be identical across machines; it contains (among other
> things) a file containing the identity of the fileserver. If the
> contents of that were duplicated across machines, it would cause very
> strange behavior indeed.
No, I paid attention to that specifically. md5sum
/var/lib/openafs/local/sysid gives different results on both server
machines. But thanks for checking,