[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.8.11 beta1 available

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@mit.edu
Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:30:45 -0800

The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the prerelease
1.8.11pre1 is now available.

Source files and available binaries can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:

  UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.8.11pre1/
  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.8.11pre1\

This prerelease brings performance and reliablity improvements, improved
diagnostics, support for the latest Linux mainline kernel (currently 6.7),
macOS releases up to 14 ("Sonoma"), allows the client utilities to run on
machines with only server configuration files, updates the bundled
CellServDB to the latest version from grand.central.org, as well as a
number of bug fixes and minor new features.

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.8.11, please see


Please assist us by deploying this prerelease and providing positive or
negative feedback. Bug reports should be filed to openafs-bugs@openafs.org.
Reports of success should be sent to openafs-info@openafs.org.

Benjamin Kaduk
on behalf of the OpenAFS Release Team