[OpenAFS] Use Cases - Success Stories

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@your-file-system.com
Sat, 17 Dec 2011 17:49:28 -0500

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On 12/17/2011 4:59 PM, Lars Schimmer wrote:
> On 17.12.2011 17:36, Jason Edgecombe wrote:
>> It may help to give a better example. I work at a university, and each=

>> of the students in our college (a sub-unit of the university) has a ho=
>> directory in AFS. All user files are stored there, and we do not sync.=

>> All backups are handled using the AFS backup software, to back up to
>> tape. Most files are stored in the home directly and are accessed
>> directly out of AFS.The AFS cache makes accessing the files very quick=
>> Our users access their files from Windows and Linux using native OpenA=
>> clients. This allows our users to sit down at any of our 1000+
>> workstations and access their files.
> Hi
> sorry to interrupt, but this gave me the idea of writing up OUR usecase=

> over her into the OpenAFS wiki.
> Hope thats fine for the community, maybe other will follow.
> (at the OpenAFS meetings in germany/europe it was always very nice to
> know how others did setup OpenAFS and use it).
> MfG,
> Lars Schimmer

Lars and anyone else that wants to add their success story to the
openafs.org web site, http://www.openafs.org/success.html, should send
them to the gatekeepers, to openafs-bugs@openafs.org, or submit an
update to the web site via gerrit.

Jeffrey Altman

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