[OpenAFS] Add new fileserver

Steve Devine sdevine@msu.edu
Mon, 09 Apr 2007 06:05:59 -0400

Alexander Boström wrote:
> sön 2007-04-08 klockan 17:33 +0800 skrev Melvin Wong:
>> But I'm a bit lost on how should I further expand to afs2, afs3 and so
>> on. If I create a home directory for my users on afs1, do I need to
>> create the exact directory on my afs2?
> You create a volume (vos create) on the server you want to use and then
> you mount that somewhere (fs mkm). I suggest you create one volume for
> each user, one for each project etc. And make sure replicate all volumes
> that need not be updated too often like, root.afs, root.cell, home (in
> which you mount all user's home volumes) and so on.
I would reconsider making home dirs replicas. I don't know how many 
users you will have but do you want to be releasing their vols all the time?
> /abo
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Steve Devine
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