[OpenAFS] TSM and AFS

Coy Hile coy.hile@coyhile.ca
Tue, 27 Sep 2005 18:51:39 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Timothy G Flynn <tgflynn@stny.rr.com> writes:
> >  Are you using TSM as a backend for the AFS backup system or
> > are you using the normal TSM client to backup filesystems under /afs ?
> Using the normal TSM client.
> >  Since you mention per-file backups I assumed you were doing the later.
> > But if that is the case why do you need any special support from TSM ?
> > Wouldn't /afs look like any other filesystem to the TSM client (assuming
> > the client process is running with an AFS token) ?
> Saving AFS ACLs and mount points is a requirement for us.

For the record, I think I'd read (perhaps on this list, I don't recall
exactly where now) that post-4.5 versions of NetBackup don't support AFS
anymore either.  Finding a new backup solution might prove problematic.

Coy Hile