kerberos password is the one you use to telnet, to authenticate
(get tickets and/or tokens), and to read e-mail (usually)
local passwords are specific to a particular machine, and do
have tickets. These are used for FTP, and should be
different from kerberos passwords
files kept on local disk are directly on the hard drive of the machine,
files kept in AFS are available on all SCS machines, and are kept on
Your AFS home directory is /afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/username.
Your maildrop machine is the machine your mail is recieved on, before
you read it. All mail sent to you in SCS will be forwarded to
and your mail client will retreive mail from it.
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