[OpenAFS] controlling access to backup volumes

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 11:05:16 -0700

Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU> writes:
> Adam Megacz <megacz@cs.berkeley.edu> writes:

>> So, is there any way to make a backup volume less accessible than its
>> rw?  If not, then it means that reducing access to any backed-up file
>> always has to wait until the next backup...

> Nope, there's not.  And your analysis is correct.

You can, of course, force a new backup immediately (and even provide a
tool for users to do that themselves through something like the remctl AFS
interface we use at Stanford).

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>