[OpenAFS] How to stop the access to an AFS volume ?

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Tue, 26 Oct 2004 11:42:53 -0400

On Tuesday, October 26, 2004 10:13:42 -0400 Derrick J Brashear 
<shadow@dementia.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, giovanni bracco wrote:
>> Is there a way to prevent users to access a selected AFS volume for some
>> time without affecting the access to the other volumes on the same or on
>> other file servers & partitions?
>> I would like also to be able to stop any current activity on the volume
>> content.
>> In our AFS cell I have observed that there is a small numer of Volumes
>> that appear as "Off-line" from vos examine or vos listvol command.
>> Typically these "Off-line" volume have another version which is marked
>> "On-line" on a different server/partition.
>> I have the impression that the only way to set a volume "off-line" is
>> from command vos restore -offline, is that true?
>> So off-line ha probably nothing to do with what I am looking for.
> You can use the hidden vos offline command.

You can, but be aware that this status is represented as state in the 
running fileserver, and will be lost if the fileserver restarts.

-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+@cmu.edu>
   Sr. Research Systems Programmer
   School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA