[OpenAFS] Add new fileserver
Mon, 9 Apr 2007 12:23:56 +0200 (CEST)
On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Steve Devine wrote:
>> You create a volume (vos create) on the server you want to use and then
>> you mount that somewhere (fs mkm). I suggest you create one volume for
>> each user, one for each project etc. And make sure replicate all volumes
>> that need not be updated too often like, root.afs, root.cell, home (in
>> which you mount all user's home volumes) and so on.
> I would reconsider making home dirs replicas. I don't know how many users you
> will have but do you want to be releasing their vols all the time?
He did not suggest replication user-homes. But it is really recommended
not to have a single point of failure mountpoint down to the leaves of
the mount-tree. If one has really that much users, that releasing the
volume with the mountpoints of the user-volumes has to take place too
often, then splitting the content of home to different volumes seems to
be a good idea.
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