[OpenAFS] Fileserver preferences and retired fileservers

Dexter 'Kim' Kimball dhk@ccre.com
Thu, 22 Sep 2005 18:53:32 -0600


I feed fileserver preferences into "fs setserverprefs."

One of the fileservers cannot be contacted.

AFAIK the client will ask the fileserver for the time to see if the
fileserver is back up.

What are the constraints on this behavior:

-- How often does the client ask?

-- When does the client finally quit?

-- If a fileserver is retired and will never be run again at an IP address
specified by "fs setserverprefs," when does the client decide that the
fileserver no longer exists?

Any info greatly appreciated.


Kim (Dexter) Kimball
CCRE, Inc.