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An open implementation of the Andrew File System (AFS). AFS is a distributed filesystem designed to provide a single file system tree for different participating organizations, potentially spread out across the globe.

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Distributed storage [closed]

At my University Department we are about to upgrade the computers of our student lab (about 25-30 machines). The machines will be running Linux. One thing about the new machines is that they have ...
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How do I find out the current remaining lifetime of my AFS tokens?

I can use klog to renew my AFS token, but I am wondering whether there is an equivalent command to view the remaining lifetime of my AFS token.
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openafs over internet /afs/mycell connection timed out

I am trying to connect to my openafs-server from the internet. kinit user; aklog works, I get the ticket from the kerberos server and the token for afs. As a measure of desperation I put the ...
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finding directories that consume a lot of the AFS volume quota

The AFS volume quota is almost exceeded for one of our computer users. Running fs listquota or fs lq gives him a warning: olifri@ubuntu:~$ fs listquota ~ Volume Name Quota ...
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OpenAFS on OpenVZ guest

I'm trying to install and configure an OpenAFS server inside an OpenVZ container. However, when running afs-newcell, it complains that the AFS client cannot be started. It says "AFS module ...
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Sudden catastrophic failure of kerberos

I've been playing with my openAFS setup, and adding keys for the afs principle for kerberos. Now, suddenly, Kerberos has gone down (or something). Kadmin gives the following error: kadmin -p admin ...
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In search of a network file system with extended caching to speed up file access

I'm running a small home server that stores my documents. The disks in this server are in a RAID 1 configuration (using Linux md) and it's also periodically being backed up to an external hard drive ...
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Networked filesystem with user level security for linux

I want to enable file sharing between servers and clients, both linux. I don't want to rely on machine trust like in NFSv4 because client users will have root privileges. What are my options besides ...
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OpenAFS on Fedora/CentOS

I am trying to see if OpenAFS fits my needs as a distributed filesystem and is a bit stuck. There are docs but they're all quite hard to understand, so asking for some expert advice here. My ...