[OpenAFS] will OpenAFS serve my needs?

F. Even openafslists@elitists.org
Sun, 30 Mar 2008 16:02:53 -0500

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:
> "F. Even" <openafslists@elitists.org> writes:
>  > So...I guess another question then (that everyone probably dreads as
>  > it's usually meaningless to real support of a product, but it gives
>  > companies warm and fuzzies).  Are there any commercial products still
>  > out there supporting OpenAFS?
>  Yes -- one example that comes to mind is Teradactyl's backup system.
>  > Anyone know of some kind of company that supports OpenAFS as a solution?
>  > The "support contract" is always important in some instances.
>  http://www.openafs.org/support.html

Ah...you bring up another interesting point.  We use TSM for backups.
Can the AFS "exports" be read as normal filesystems and be backed up
to TSM...or would this data have to be flushed to a normal filesystem
(using up additional space) to make available to TSM for backup