[OpenAFS] AFS Protocol Description

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Sat, 03 Oct 2009 00:53:08 -0700

Sriram Subramanian <srirams@cs.wisc.edu> writes:

> Can anyone point me to a detailed description of the AFS protocol? I
> would like to understand the flow messages between the client and
> server.

I'd love to be able to, since that would mean that we'd have one.
Unfortunately, apart from the source code of OpenAFS and other AFS
implementations, about the best that we have at this point are the Doxygen
comments in doc/protocol in the AFS source tree, which are conversions of
old Transarc documentation.  They're not entirely up-to-date, to say the

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