[OpenAFS] AFS server/cell setup tool (Linux)

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
31 May 2001 19:57:17 -0400

When you're done, I would be more than happy to add this to the

You might want to look at the Debian scripts that Sam Hartman
did, and if possible try to re-use as much of his work as possible.

It would be nice to have a generic setup script as well as various
package-specific-configuration-mechanisms.  But I don't know how
hard that would be.


"Shyh-Wei Luan" <luan@almaden.ibm.com> writes:

> We are working on a simple tool that can be used to set up new AFS servers
> (including the first server in a new cell or adding a server to an existing
> cell).   The tool can be used together with the Open AFS Linux server rpm.
> The goal is to simplify the effort of setting up a new AFS cell or adding a
> new server.  We are starting with Linux and the equivalent should be
> possible to do later for other server platforms.   The tool can be used in
> two ways - a command-line script or a Apache based browser interface.   The
> idea is to get rid of all those AFS server configuration command steps that
> are painstaking and error-prone.
> I believe there are existing tools for automated AFS cell/server
> installation.   It would be helpful if creators/users of such tools can
> share their experiences with us so that we can do a better job of creating
> something useful.   I also welcome others to provide any input that you
> might have.
> Shyh-Wei Luan
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