[OpenAFS] Accessing data without network

Russ Allbery eagle@eyrie.org
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:43:17 -0700

"Jukka Tuominen" <jukka.tuominen@finndesign.fi> writes:

> I have a backup image of an AFS-server (all services included) that I
> can run as a virtual machine. I'd like to access the data in the
> AFS-cell, but the problem is that many network settings have changed
> since. So, how can I access the data offline as a local administrator?

The easiest way is probably to use the voldump utility to pull the data
directly out of the AFS volumes as stored on the local disk into an AFS
dump file, and then turn that into regular files in the file system using
restorevol.  That doesn't even require starting the server.

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