[OpenAFS] OpenAFS guide
Ryan T Nix
Sat, 17 Dec 2011 16:50:50 -0600
Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like the best case scenario is to =
use something like iFolder, Apple's home PHD technology (although not =
cross platform) or just use Crashplan and do continuous backups.
Thanks also to everyone who responded.
On Dec 17, 2011, at 9:46 AM, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> 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 =
> servers, client desktops, or even mobile devices. Your File System
> will begin offering iOS and Android clients in the not to distant =
> Jeffrey Altman
> 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 =
>>> 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 =
>>>> might be a lot of work to get going and in the end AFS might not be =
>>>> right tool for the job.
>>>> Basically, I would love to implement something similar to Dropbox =
>>>> sync a user's entire home directory. We're mostly a Mac =
>>>> 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 =
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