[OpenAFS] disaster recovery, help needed.

Chris Huebsch chris.huebsch@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Sun, 23 Apr 2006 22:20:19 +0200 (CEST)


On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, ph rhole oper wrote:

> The hd holding the root directory of an afs server has crashed, thus the
> /var/openafs/ files are lost with it,

Was the crashed server only a fileserver or both fileserver and
databaseserver? If the latter, was it your only databaseserver?

> But the /vicepa partition is ok.Is it possible to recover the data
> (transfer them to another working openafs server), from the
> /vicepa/VOL* files?

Try using the voldump utility to dump your voulmes.
It should be installed with your openafs-installation.

You can later "vos resore" them.

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