How to Install Macintosh OpenAFS for NC State OIT Environment

  1. Go to http://www.openafs.org/macos.html. 
  2. Download and install the latest OpenAFS 1.4.x Maintenance Release for your version of Mac OS X.
  3. Download and install:
    http://projects.ncsu.edu/mac/downloads/ncsuoafsconfig.zip
  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.