[OpenAFS] AFS outage, impact of "moving" root.cell.readonly,
Thu, 10 May 2007 13:05:16 -0600
Derrick J Brashear wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2007, Christopher D. Clausen wrote:
>>> 'vos remsite':
>>> "This command is useful for removing read-only sites that
>>> were mistakenly created with the vos addsite command, before
>>> the vos release command actually releases them."
>> That seems like a waste of a command. It would only be used in very
>> rare situations that are otherwise correctable (just vos release and
>> then vos remove.) And why can't vos remove, vos zap or vos delentry be
>> used to remove a non-released replica?
> consider the case that you remsite something temporarily, leave the
> data, and then addsite later when you want clients to see it again...
Keeping in mind that for up to two hours a client may rely on cached
VLDB entry, right? That is, the 'vos remsite' won't affect all clients
immediately (unless callbacks have been added for VLDB entries and I
Another case is "I just added a site to server X but meant to add to
server Y." As long as I haven't 'vos released' the volume, then 'vos
remsite' is the way to correct the VLDB entry.
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