[OpenAFS] Problem deleting volumes

Jan Iven jan.iven@cern.ch
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:39:45 +0200

On 07/24/2017 05:22 PM, Susan Litzinger wrote:
> I have a number of temp volumes that I'm trying to delete but having 
> problems within our AFS filesystem.   Does anyone have a suggestion on 
> how to diagnose the 'Possible communication failure' error?  I'm not 
> finding anything on google.  Here is an example of a volume that I try 
> to remove but it won't go totally away.

You act on velma.psc.edu, VLDB believes the volume is on 
velma.pvt.psc.edu - is that machine running a volserver, and is that 
volserver reachable from wherever you are running your commands from? If 
not, you might need "vos delentry" to clean out the unwanted VLDB entry.