[OpenAFS] afs recoverability

David Miguel davidbranquinho@gmail.com
Tue, 3 Feb 2009 23:05:52 +0000

Thank you for your answer.

2009/2/3 Derrick Brashear <shadow@gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 5:45 PM, David Miguel <davidbranquinho@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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
> --
> Derrick
> _______________________________________________
> OpenAFS-info mailing list
> OpenAFS-info@openafs.org
> https://lists.openafs.org/mailman/listinfo/openafs-info