[OpenAFS] Re: user home directory replication

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Sun, 18 Jul 2010 16:47:43 -0400

On Fri, 16 Jul 2010 20:00:39 -0400
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH <allbery@ece.cmu.edu> wrote:

> >> It occurs to me... is it possible to "vos clone" a backup volume?
> > 
> > No, you can only clone RW volumes. Clones are also always RO (and
> > backup volumes are clones), so I'm not sure I would see the point...
> I was thinking simulated tiered backup volumes by snapshotting an
> existing (presumed daily) backup volume every month or so.  It would
> have to be managed manually/by custom scripting, of course, but it's
> safer on the user end than trying to snapshot with "vos release".

So every month 'vos clone' to a "monthly" backup volume in addition to
the daily. Does that do what you're thinking, or am I missing something?

Andrew Deason