[OpenAFS] afs vs nfs
Fri, 09 Dec 2005 16:40:41 -0700
--On November 21, 2005 2:53:59 PM -0800 Noel Yap <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 11/21/05, Tim Spriggs <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> In all seriousness, what has changed in AFS to need an up-to-date
>> version? In that manner, (excluding nfsv4) what has changed in the way
>> of network filesystems of this nature in the past few years?
>> Essentially, AFS provides
>> acl's/possible encryption/secure authentication and authorization
>> through kerberos/flexable ways to manage storage/clean backup
>> while nfs provides:
> From what I've heard, NFSv4 provides the security you mention above.
> Is this not true?
I don't know of any NFSv4 implementations, hell I think Linux is still
barely only 'ish' doing NFSv3 (along with many others).