[OpenAFS] OpenAFS guide
Sat, 17 Dec 2011 10:46:56 -0500
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AFS is not a copy/sync technology. It is a location-independent
distributed file system. The home directory if stored in AFS can be
accessed from multiple devices simultaneously. Those devices can be big
servers, client desktops, or even mobile devices. Your File System
will begin offering iOS and Android clients in the not to distant future.=
On 12/17/2011 10:06 AM, Ryan Nix wrote:
> Definitely not a requirement. Basically, the objective is to use AFS
> as an automatic backup of the users home directory.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Dec 16, 2011, at 11:24 PM, Jason Edgecombe <firstname.lastname@example.org>=
>> On 12/15/2011 11:22 PM, Ryan Nix wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Is there any chance that someone could post a step-by-step guide on
>>> something like Howtoforge.com?
>>> I'm really intrigued by AFS and would like to use it, but it seems li=
>>> might be a lot of work to get going and in the end AFS might not be t=
>>> right tool for the job.
>>> Basically, I would love to implement something similar to Dropbox but=
>>> sync a user's entire home directory. We're mostly a Mac environment =
>>> Apple's own Portable Home Directory solution is kind of lousy.
>> Is a web interface a must-have requirement?
>> I suggest just having home directories in AFS and avoid syncing. Is th=
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