[OpenAFS] Inquiry: Backing up OpenAFS with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)

Klaas kerberos@northsailor.de
Wed, 20 Oct 2004 11:26:56 +0200


we use full dumps and incremental file-level backups (rsync). It works 
perfectly and is optimized to small bandwith. These files are backed up 
using a central tsm-system.
But a direct client for linux would definitly a great thing!

Christopher Odenbach wrote:

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>at the University of Paderborn we are using OpenAFS on linux servers and 
>Tivoli on a Solaris Box. We would like to backup our AFS space with tivoli, 
>but unfortunately up to now IBM has only released an IBM AFS client for IBM 
>I am actually in contact with IBM and have asked whether it would be possible 
>to release a client for OpenAFS (on linux or solaris). As this does not seem 
>to be too easy IBM wants to know if anybody else would be interested in such 
>a connector.
>So I simply ask the question: Would anyone else be interested in an OpenAFS 
>connector for Tivoli?
>How do other people manage their backups?
>Please include me in responses as I am not subscribed.
>Is this the right place to post such a question?
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>    Dipl.-Ing. Christopher Odenbach
>    Zentrum IT-Dienste
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>    odenbach@uni-paderborn.de
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