[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.7.8 windows: no error on quota full on copy action

Lars Schimmer l.schimmer@cgv.tugraz.at
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 14:34:55 +0200

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On 2012-04-05 13:15, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> At the moment the AFS Redirector does not implement the Windows
> Volume Quota Service interface.  Therefore, Windows has no
> knowledge of per user quotas.
> The behavior you are seeing is due to the fact that Windows is
> copying the entire file into the Windows page cache and it is only
> being sent to \\AFS when the file is closed.  At that point the AFS
> redirector does report the over quota error but the application
> ignores it.  In this respect the Windows client is now more like
> the UNIX client.
> Adding support for the Volume Quota Service interface is a feature
> that I would like to see implemented.  However, doing so is
> non-trivial.  It requires mapping AFS PTS IDs to Windows SIDs for
> users that may access the file system after the quota information
> was reported to the system.


But until that is implemented, the result is to have always
"unreachable" quotas on volumes for users not to loose data on copy
actions? Do I see it right?

But: isn=C2=B4t there any simple, quick hack workaround possible for simp=
explorer copy action to tell: file did not arrive 100% at server?

> Jeffrey Altman

Lars Schimmer
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