How to Install Macintosh OpenAFS for NC State OIT Environment

  1. Go to
  2. Download and install the latest OpenAFS 1.4.x Maintenance Release for your version of Mac OS X.
  3. Download and install:
  4. In the OpenAFS system preferences panel that opens, mark all the following checkboxes:
    • AFS Menu
    • Backgrounder
    • Get Krb5 credential at login
    • Use aklog
    • Get credential at login time.
      Screen Shot of OpenAFS system preference panel showing proper configuration for NC State.