[OpenAFS] Questions about OpenAFS "reality"
Tue, 13 Dec 2005 09:02:17 +0100
Leroy Tennison wrote:
> Is there a Linux GUI for day-to-day administration?
No, I'm afraid.
> What is the status of server-side byte-range locking? If this isn't a
> near-term reality what alternatives do people use (SQL server is
> obviously a possibility, are there other alternatives for "MS Access"
> style databases and other byte-range locking needs)?
I don't understand this. Do you want to put the database files into AFS?
If yes, why ?
> What are people doing for printing, particularly Windows printing?
OpenAFS is nothing like "Samba" where you share printers and files alike
over the network. It's a filesystem. Printing has to be done separately.