[OpenAFS] New to openafs-1.4 and vanishing symlinks

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 20 Dec 2005 10:17:28 -0800

Christophe BERNARD <Christophe.BERNARD@cmm.ensmp.fr> writes:

> The cell name is (say) abc.com, and I used to put a symbolic link abc -> 
> abc.com in /afs:

> /afs/abc -> /afs/abc.com

> Bad luck, the abc symbolic link does not show up any more on the latest
> fedora core 4 / openafs 1.4.0 client.

The current packages all use dynroot, which means that you need to create
a CellAlias file wherever your other AFS configuration files like ThisCell
are located, and in that file put:

    abc.com abc

Then restart the client and the symlink should show up.

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