Darwin is the core of Apple's MacOSX product.

The mailing list for this port is https://lists.openafs.org/mailman/listinfo/port-darwin and archived at http://lists.openafs.org/pipermail/port-darwin/.

-- Ted Anderson - 17 Jan 2002

There are issues with the Finder in this port due to its desire to enumerate and traverse all directories to look for metadata and the poor interaction of this with a fully populated directory of mountpoints mounted as /afs.

-- Derrick Brashear - 24 Jan 2002

Some nice GUI stuff for OS X Jaguar:

* AFS Tokens: Get/destroy tokens, see group membership, create, delete, and edit owned groups

* AFS Install: A GUI app which configs the client. Set a cell name, cell alias, edit CellServDB, and set afsd startup options. Included with the OpenAFS and up packages on our website when a fresh install is performed (not an upgrade).

* Mount AFS: The -nomount option keeps afsd from attempting to mount (and thereby keeps Finder from hanging). Double click the icon, put in admin username and password, and AFS mounts. Based on the commandline mount_afs code from Stanford. Requires OpenAFS 1.2.10 or higher.

The above is available from:


-- Dave Botsch - 14 Nov 2003

To get AFS tokens automatically (equivalent of aklog) on kinit or console login, you can use one of three loginLogout Kerberos plugins, which install in /Library/Kerberos Plug-Ins and require a reference in /Library/Preferences/edu.mit.Kerberos:

Alexei Kosut's original, uses Kerberos 4 aklog:


Some changes needed for Panther compatibility are discussed here:


Nicholas Riley's, uses Kerberos 5 aklog:

* Source code: https://lists.openafs.org/pipermail/port-darwin/2003-July/000308.html

* Installer package (text in installer is site-specific): http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/admin/afs/aklog-1.0.dmg

Ragnar Sundblad's, uses afslog (works with Arla as well as OpenAFS):