[OpenAFS] Server recovery

James Burns James Burns <jfburns@gmail.com>
Fri, 22 Oct 2004 13:24:46 -0400

Thanks, that worked great. I can't believe I've been sitting around
with a broken cell for this long when the solution was so simple. Oh


On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 11:44:01 -0400 (EDT), Derrick J Brashear
<shadow@dementia.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, James Burns wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I wrote back in May about the problems I was having with my server. It
> > turned out that the that the prdb had been corrupted and there were no
> > longer any users or groups, including system and admin. I asked then
> > and I'm asking again, what should I do to recreate these basics so I
> > can start to reconstruct the rest of the cell or recover the files off
> > the volumes? I would settle for just recovering the files and deleting
> > and reinstalling everything. Can anyone give me some advice or help
> > with these options? I've been able to find files by file type within
> > the AFSIDat using "file" but would prefer not to try to recover them
> > in such a crude manner. Thanks for any help.
> you can recreate the prdb just as if you were building a new cell. remove
> /usr/afs/db/prdb.* and go through the new cell steps for prdb (using
> noauth) or use pt_util to create a new one.
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