need advice with kerberos and nfs

Jason Garman jgarman at
Mon Sep 2 20:27:06 EDT 2002

On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 09:51:50AM +0200, Dirk Pape wrote:
> Hello,
> we try to move our whole heterogenious LAN towards kerberos 
> authentication. The main component will be our central fileservice which 
> has to serve Solaris 8, Solaris 9, Debian Linux, Mac OS X and Windows 
> 2000 clients.
Have you considered OpenAFS?  It's the Transarc AFS enterprise file
system, released to Open Source about a year ago, that uses Kerberos
authentication.  It works on all of the platforms you've mentioned.

It has a rather large learning curve but has many advantages over NFS. The
web site is

Jason Garman / jgarman at

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