[OpenAFS] Server recovery

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:04:03 -0400

On Tuesday, October 26, 2004 13:44:59 -0400 Moose Finklestein 
<mizmoose@gmail.com> wrote:

> On the one hand, we also back up our /usr/afs/db directories.  We do
> it by a) making sure we're not using the sync-site and b) turning off
> the PT/VL servers before copying the files.
>> In addition, the dump file created by pt_util is (more or less) human
>> readable.  So, if an admin accidentally deletes himself, you can read the
>> latest dump to see what his PTS ID was and what groups he was in.
> On the other hand, that's [censored] nifty. I just may switch to this.

Note that there is no corresponding utility for the vlserver.
We more or less assume that if the VLDB goes, we'll just rebuild it based 
on the actual location of volumes on our fileservers.

-- Jeff