[OpenAFS] Something like $HOME in afs?

Paul Johnson pauljohn32@gmail.com
Tue, 31 Jan 2006 14:43:45 -0600

We are running openafs 1.4.0 with Linux clients.

I want to script a process for shutdown time so that the dot files
from the Linux $HOME directory are copied to the user's openafs space.
 But I can't figure how to ask openafs "where is that user's space?".

Why this is a problem:

Our open afs system has users created in subgroups, as in




Users authenticate and they can find these things under
/afs/ku.edu/usr/pols.  If everybody were under the same directory, it
would be easy.

Paul E. Johnson
Professor, Political Science
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 504
University of Kansas