AFS Client Installation Guide for Macintosh Systems. AFS WebDAV - presbrey.mit.edu. Started January 19th, 2007. The goal of the project is to develop an open-source, enterprise-class "AFS WebDAV" gateway to provide Kerberos authenticated, high-efficiency AFS sessions without the OpenAFS client via an unprivileged gateway server. Deployed at Use lighttpd as a WebDAV backend with an Apache-based front-end handler and authorizer. The following extra Apache modules are critical: mod_auth_kerb with a negotiate delegation patch mod_proxy mod_rewrite Read more details. Bad ideas using other WebDAV backends These other implementations still minimally consist of a Apache + mod_ssl core. Mod_php requires terrible dependence on sudo and setuid programs for securing operations The privilege separation of this model can hardly be defended.
Mod_dav mod_auth_kerb mod_dav mod_waklog stateless; extremely inefficient producing noticeable client-side delays. The arla project. [Project goals][Supported platforms][Project status][Distribution][Documentation][Mailing lists][CVS][Links] Project goals.
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AFS provides a system of accessing network file servers in a reasonable and scalable manner. So from a user standpoint, it's much like SMB/CIFS and Appleshare. A lot of universities (such as UNC Chapel Hill, where I work) use it to provide integrated access to files on central servers. Unless you need to access an AFS cell, you don't need it. ATN has some good docs on afs to get you started.
But before we get started, a few caveats: If you haven't already, install the OS X developer tools (now called Xcode). The Options There are two good options, OpenAFS and Arla. The Alternatives Most afs cells offer unix login servers, so you can also access afs space through a login server with an SFTP client such as fugu or fetch, or you can mount shares directly to the finder using MacFusion.
The AFS system. Untitled Document. AFS on Mac OS X Is AFS is running?
Starting AFS by hand Stopping AFS kAuth unexpected quit Why doesn't AFS icon appear on my desktop? Links and AFS Accessing AFS files gives timeout error Taking a long long time to login when network is not connected Can I run kAuth from the command line? Untitled Document. Mac OS X Software Notes These are the steps I follow when installing a new desktop Mac.
Software Update Developer Tools Fink. CSC:CSC Mac OS X Software Notes. Getting Started You've just unpacked the new Mac.
First things first - you'll want to set the time zone, time, and create the first account. I usually make the first account an admministrative one called 'help'. If you already have an account, add the help acount now (make sure it is an administrative account). Hopefully DHCP has been set up. Software Update From the dock select System Preferences->Software Update. Developer Tools Download and install the Developer Tools (called XCode as of Panther) to get a compiler (gcc 3.3).
Update Most of the work notes here about configuring OpenAFS after installation are superceded by the OpenAFS package provided by ITD. See Everette Allen's notes, but remember that it is based on Mac OS X 10.1. Kerberos_afs_login.html. TWiki . AFSLore . WebHome. AIT Tech - Mac OS X How To: OpenAFS. For help or if you have questions or problems, please contact the Solution Center, 195 Durham Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or call IT Services at 294-4000.
About OpenAFS AFS is a distributed filesystem product, pioneered at Carnegie Mellon University and supported and developed as a product by Transarc Corporation (now IBM Pittsburgh Labs). It offers a client-server architecture for file sharing, providing location independence, scalability and transparent migration capabilities for data.
IBM branched the source of the AFS product, and made a copy of the source available for community development and maintenance. The Tao of Mac - OpenAFS. OpenAFS.