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Andrew File System (AFS) is a distributed networked file system.

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modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'openafs': Exec format error raspberry pi

Why am I getting this Exec format error listed below while attempting to install the openafs client on a raspberry pi? [rpi][dotfiles][100]$ sudo apt-get install -y linux-headers-6.1.0-21-arm64 ...
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bos: unable to build security class (configuring connection security)

I'm having trouble setting up openafs on debian bookworm. I've imported kerberos keys into openafs via akeyconvert -all: sudo asetkey list rxkad_krb5 kvno 4 enctype 17; key is: ????????????????...
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Help importing kerberos key into openafs

I'm having trouble exporting and importing kerberos keys into openafs. My first problem is that when using addprinc and ktadd commands in kadmin.local, the encryption key type -e option appears to be ...
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/afs/ThisCell path resolution fails

When using AFS, you can specify paths as /afs/ThisCell/... instead of using the actual cell name and it will interpolate it for you. That's not working on my local machine, but all other AFS ...
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screen session loses contact to AFS file system

Our $HOME file system is an openAFS system. I log on to my desktop machine from my laptop at home and want to run a long job. Thus to protect it from a broken session, I open up screen -S ...
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How can I set the access right to 'l' for every directory in a path (in an Andrew File System)?

I saved a java program (demo.java) in a university's linux server inside of a directory called "Codes". The Codes directory itself is in the Desktop folder. So the path of the java program is Home/Bob/...
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AFS not working after Upgrade to Debian 9

We are using Debian 8 and 9 with Gnome 3 / KDE 5, kerberos authentification and an AFS filesystem. Debian 8 works fine, but after Upgrading some PCs to Debian 9 we have the following problem: Gnome ...
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OpenAFS suddenly fails: a pioctl failed while obtaining tokens

My afs client stopped working. I'm not sure why - maybe I ran apt-get ? Anyways: user@box ~ $ kinit [email protected]'s Password: user@box ~ $ aklog aklog: a pioctl failed while obtaining tokens for ...
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Is it crazy to consider keeping my home directory on OpenAFS?

I am a sysadmin by trade, and I do what I do at work at home as well for fun. I have a Gentoo Linux laptop, Raspberry Pis running Raspian, a Gentoo server, ARM devices running Debian and have various ...
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Screen loses permissions after ssh disconnection

I have a long running bash script that I run on a remote host with screen, so I can log off ssh. When I come back after some time (after logging off), the screen terminal no longer has permissions to ...
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Why do I get permission denied error when I log out of the SSH session?

I have to run some tests on a server at the University. I have ssh access to the server from the desktop in my office. I want to launch a python script on the server that will run several tests during ...
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unpacking tarball with hard links on a file system that doesn't support hard links

I got a tarball (let's say t.tar.gz) that contains the following files ./a/a.txt ./b/b.txt where ./b/b.txt is a hard link to ./a/a.txt. I want to unpack the tarball on a network file system (AFS) ...
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log file for storing outputs on stdout and stderr isn't created

I am running a long running script on a Scientific Linux server with Kerberos and Andrew file system, by myscript.sh >log 2>&1 & Upon starting the command, I didn't see a file called ...
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How to keep a long-running process run with Kerberos and Andrew file system?

I am running a bash script on a Scientific Linux server. The script has a loop for copying files and running some programs. The process for running the script probably takes a day or two. But I always ...
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Get status of current AFS transfers and cache?

Is there a way to monitor OpenAFS transfers and cache status? I am using the OpenAFS client, and sometimes accessing a certain file (that has not been cached) takes a while. I get impatient because I ...
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Where are AFS tokens stored, and how do I get them into running Screen session

I have the following situation, I have a running GNU screen session where I can't access AFS anymore - my token has expired. I can however access it from a new shell. The difference to this question ...
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Can I get "Permission denied" when running out of space?

I am running smrtanalysis software which is very demanding in terms of cpu, RAM and storage. After running for couple of hours, I got following error message: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/...
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Is the FreeBSD login program compatible with AFS?

Is FreeBSD's login program compatible with AFS, so you can just login normally instead of using the kinit method (this is possible according to the OpenAFS manual)?
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Keep kerberos ticket across sudo invocation

On a regular linux machine, when I use sudo -s as a normal user, I become root but HOME still points to ~user, so every admin has his own environment etc. (this is without env_reset or always_set_home ...
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How can I stop dolphin from reading my entire home directory tree in order to make it usable on AFS?

At work, I would like to use KDE's dolphin as a file manager. However, our home directories reside on an AFS share [1]. When starting dolphin, it becomes unresponsive for dozens of minutes. stracing ...
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error using "du" command

I am on the university machine trying to estimate the disk usage I have on my space I do du -csh ./ from the begining of my account, but an error is given that ./Yesterday/Yesterday is not a device, ...
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What are you using instead of DCE Distributed File System?

What are you using instead of DCE Distributed File System? How does it compare? Or are you still using it? Note that DCE/DFS is not Microsoft Distributed File System
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