[OpenAFS] Offlining of Database server

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:23:57 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 27 Jun 2007, David Sonenberg wrote:

> So I have migrated all but a few problematic volumes to a new server.  I
> have a number of bogus volumes with replicas on other sites, that I
> can't delete with 'vos remsite' and 'vos delete.'  Additionally I have a
> few readonly volumes located on that server that have no readwrite pair,
> but I can't delete them either.  My question is how do I get rid of
> these problematic volumes?  Then once I do what do I need to do to
> decommission the server?  This was our first AFS server, it has the
> lowest IP, and is running all the database servers as well as the
> fileserver.

technically once they're no longer in the vldb (delentry) clients don't 
care, and you can leave data behind; at least for replicas you have no 
need to clean up properly.