Configure OpenAFS with Kerberos 5 support

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Avinesh Kumar

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: May 31, 2011

With vulnerabilities identified in Kerberos 4 Protocol, users worldwide are advised to migrate to Kerberos 5 for authentication. Kaserver, the component of the Andrew File System that deals with authentication requests, is a Kerberos 4-based application. Users of IBM AFS® and OpenAFS (the outsourced version of IBM AFS, maintained by the OpenAFS community) are advised to begin using Kerberos 5. This article provides step-by-step instructions on configuring an AFS cell using Kerberos 5 for authentication.

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