Welcome to the NextPASS Blog

This blog details the journey for ITS staff to provide the next (now the current) version of the Penn State Access Account Storage Space (PASS), Penn State's Enterprise Filesystem.

Much of the detail is technical in nature.  Technical reading ability assumed.

By Jeff D'Angelo, technology lead for the 2008 PASS Migration Project.

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Recent Entries

pacl update
This morning, the PASS Access Control List (pacl) program, which is the permissions program used by PASS Explorer, was altered…
Configuration Change to PASS CIFS Gateways Scheduled for Maintenance Window - 07/15/2010
2 configuration changes due for this Thursday: Address issue with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 clients mapping…
Kerberos encryption types augmented
On Wednesday, January 6, 2010, we augmented the list of encryption types supported by the Access Account realm, dce.psu.edu, to…