[OpenAFS] newbie observations...
Jiann-Ming Su <email@example.com>
Tue, 27 Sep 2005 10:35:25 -0400
On 9/27/05, Chris Crowther <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> > functionally the same thing if I use LVM and Automount, except I
> > wouldn't have the filesystem authentication. Is there another aspect
> > of OpenAFS that I'm missing causing me to make this observation?
> Other than LVM is only for local filesystems and AFS is a network=
Hmm... I guess each LVM volume would have to be mounted locally before
it can be exported for NFS. Plus, there may be a limit on how many
LVM volumes you can have. I guess OpenAFS essentially wraps all of
the things that you would have to otherwise do manually.
> > Also, I'm not at the point where I can sniff the traffic yet, but is
> > the network traffic encrypted? Thanks for any insights.
> If you choose for it to be, it is.
And how do I verify that I've chosen it to be?
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If I wanted to do that, I'd vote." --Duckman