[OpenAFS] having issues after changing IP Scope

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 20 Oct 2006 13:05:54 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Pucky Loucks wrote:

> I'm having issues with my current AFS cell.  What I did was change the 
> IPScope of the Network and did a 'vos changeaddr' from the old ip to the new 
> ip and all worked well.  Sometime later everything went to hell.  It seems 
> now that the vldb have references to volumes on the wrong fileserver.

Well, for starters, what's IPScope? I assume this is something from some 
particular vendor? Does it have references to the wrong fileserver (which 
exists and has its own volumes) or can you simply use changeaddr to fix 
your problem?

> What I want to do is Clean out the VLDB and then do a 'vos syncvldb' from 
> each fileserver to fix the issue.

why do you need to clean it out first?

> Can someone tell me whether this is possible or not and if so... how do I 
> scrub my vldb database?  Can I just delete the db directory from the 
> filesystem? (that doesn't sound like a good idea)

it's not...