[OpenAFS] iSCSI disk in vos listaddr

Andrew Bacchi bacchi@rpi.edu
Mon, 09 Jun 2008 12:08:58 -0400

Thanks Jerrrey, I'm setting up the NetRestrict file now.

Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Andrew Bacchi wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I've added some new fileservers to the cell recently that use iSCSI 
>> disk for vicepX partitions.  We've noticed the named disks listed in 
>> listaddr, and I have one report of a Mac client trying to hit it as a 
>> fileserver.
>> Here's the 'vos listaddr' output.  Redundant paths on each server is 
>> the reason for the iscsi0, and iscsi1 names.
>> afsfs12.server.rpi.edu
>> afsfs12-iscsi0.iscsi.rpi.edu
>> afsfs12-iscsi1.iscsi.rpi.edu
>> afsfs13.server.rpi.edu
>> afsfs13-iscsi0.iscsi.rpi.edu
>> My questions are:
>> Since they are listed in the VLDB, will clients try hitting them?
> yes.  If the VLDB reports the address to the client, the client will 
> use it.
>> If I remove them with 'vos changeaddr -remove'  will they be relisted 
>> somehow?  Will they return?
> As long as your file server continues to report those addresses as 
> being valid addresses for the file server, they will continue to be 
> inserted into the VLDB.
> Use the NetRestrict file on each file server to limit the reported 
> addresses.
> http://www.openafs.org/pages/manpages/5/NetRestrict.html

veritatas simplex oratio est

Andrew Bacchi
Systems Programmer
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
phone: 518.276.6415  fax: 518.276.2809