[OpenAFS] AFSDB dns lookup

Brian Davidson bdavids1@gmu.edu
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 12:06:27 -0500

On Mar 30, 2006, at 4:50 PM, Mark Lasuk wrote:
> Are there any advantages to using an afsdb instead of the cellservdb?

If you have N computers using AFS and you change the IP of an AFS 
database server, you have to touch all N computers if you're using a 
cellservdb file.  With an AFSDB record, you just change DNS.