[OpenAFS] Re: Moving Magic Trio to another domain

Jukka Tuominen jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:03:36 +0300 (EEST)

I believe my script can create the mount points and acls (along with
krb/afs/ldap sync), and I can use the original user and group IDs. So, it
might be easiest if I'd recreate the service and homedir structure, and
transfer the contents either online or offline. Would that be the easiest

br, jukka

> On 09/24/2013 03:23 PM, Andrew Deason sent:
>> If you want to copy the data from a 'source' cell to a 'destination'
>> cell and you can have both available at the same time, you can use the
>> 'up' tool to copy the directory tree while preserving all of the
>> afs-specific information and avoiding endless loops.
> 'up' is only partially helpful here. You can either have 'up' stop copying
> at mountpoints, so you're only copying the part of the tree that's in an
> individual volume, or you can have it copy the entire tree below some
> point, in which case mountpoints in the source become regular directories
> in the target, and everything gets "pulled up" into the target volume. I
> rather imagine that's where the name "up" comes from, but I don't really
> know. It's saving grace of course it that it copies ACLs as it goes.
> I don't think 'up' will detect or avoid endless loops, but it's been a
> while since I've been in that part of the code.
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