need advice with kerberos and nfs

Dirk Pape pape at
Tue Sep 3 02:49:28 EDT 2002

Hallo Jason,

In article <20020902202706.A20508 at>,
 jgarman at (Jason Garman) wrote:

> 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

thanks. Yes, we considered that, but we have no experience yet with AFS. 
So we try to stay with NFS for a whil. But if the step to kerberize NFS 
is equally or more dificult than to employ AFS we will do the latter.

I see there are many internet ressources at about employing AFS.


Dr. Dirk Pape (Leiter des Rechnerbetriebs)
FB Mathematik und Informatik der FU-Berlin
Takustr. 9, 14195 Berlin
Tel. +49 (30) 838 75143, Fax. +49 (30) 838 75190

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