[OpenAFS] Two afs cells in one server

Christof Hanke hanke@rzg.mpg.de
Thu, 16 Nov 2006 17:55:20 +0200

Derek Atkins wrote:
> Nope, a single server can only server a single cell.
> You could run servers in vmware on different IP Addresses to
> get different cells.  The AFS Client assumes services are on
> specific ports.
> If your server is multi-homed you could bind different servers to
> different IP Addresses on the same machine, thereby splitting the
> cells by IP Address, but I dont know if any released OpenAFS code
> supports that.
Don't forget that in case of a fileserver, you need to determine which 
data (/vicep*) is served by which fileserver. I doubt that this is 
implemented, but I could be wrong.
> -derek