[OpenAFS] afs recoverability
Tue, 3 Feb 2009 23:05:52 +0000
Thank you for your answer.
2009/2/3 Derrick Brashear <email@example.com>:
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 5:45 PM, David Miguel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I have some questions about recovering afs. Concerning two scenarios:
>> 1. If I loose all afs servers (binaries, configurations, etc...), and I'm
>> left with the partitions with the volumes inside, can I read the data in the
>> volumes without mounting the entire cell again?
> not in a manner which is likely sensible, but you can.
Can you please indicate-me where can I read about this (or what program to use).
(this is because I'm really concerned about storing sensitive data on
afs, if I have no other way of reading it but to get afs working...).
>> 2. Often some files in a disk partition become corrupt, still, we can get
>> all other files from the partition. If part of a volume in /vicepxx becomes
>> corrupt, I loose the hole volume or only some files?
> you lose only the files which go bad. if your storage is unreliable, i
> suggest keeping backups though, and just restoring when you notice an
> unhappy file
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