[OpenAFS] Implementing massive storage

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Wed, 06 Dec 2006 17:17:22 -0500

On Saturday, November 11, 2006 01:59:55 PM -0600 John Hascall 
<john@iastate.edu> wrote:

>> You may know this already, but just for the record serving files by AFS
>> means NOT serving them by these other means.  AFS's server structure
>> dictates that.  In the situation you describe, the only likely option
>> is to export luns via FC or iscsi to your afs fileservers, and have them
>> serve AFS as normal.
> Not *directly*.  But it is possible.
> We serve AFS files via CIFS via a set of samba servers, for example.
> And there was the NFS/AFS translator (which we never used, but others
> did).

The translator still exists; in current OpenAFS versions it is known to 
work on Solaris and Linux.

-- Jeff