Umich AFS

The University of Michigan does not offer support for mounting ITS AFS space from non-university┬ámachines. I was able to set it up after a bit, and thought I’d document it here in the hopes that it’s helpful. For Ubuntu, the packages are openafs-client, krb5-user, and openafs-krb5. The realm name is UMICH.EDU – case matters. Next, as the official docs say: run kinit <username>, (assuming your local username differs from your uniqname) which will prompt for your password, followed by aklog. You should now be authenticated as yourself with your home directory at /afs/umich.edu/user/<username first letter>/<username second letter>/<username>/.

2 Responses to “Umich AFS”

  1. Mr.Doughertys Class Says:

    Are you our 8th grade social studies teacher?? Thanks kay bye

  2. Steve Dougherty Says:

    Naw, that ain’t me.

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