[OpenAFS] vos syncserv and vos syncvldb

Steven Jenkins steven.jenkins@gmail.com
Sun, 23 Mar 2008 20:35:22 -0400

On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 1:58 PM, Christopher D. Clausen
<cclausen@acm.org> wrote:
> I was trying to help someone on #openafs yesterday with a hosed vldb due
>  to an AFS server being initial setup on "localhost."  Once we determined
>  that was indeed the problem (which was not easy in and of itself) and
>  corrected, attempts were made to fix the vldb by using vos syncvldb and
>  vos syncserv.  However, these did not seem to help and I had the user in
>  question simply shutdown their AFS servers and manually delete the
>  vldb.DB0 and vldb.DBSYS1.  This worked, but I suspect this is not the
>  correct way to solve the problem.
>  Can someone provide the correct steps to make an incorrect (say
>  "localhost") entry disappear from the vldb and vos listaddrs or at least
>  say in what situations vos syncserv and vos syncvldb should be used?


- vos listaddr -noresolve (to make sure 'bad-addr' is indeed
- vos changeaddr bad-addr new-addr'

not work?