[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.4 and 1.6 compatibility
Tue, 31 May 2011 22:31:16 -0400
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Dan Scott <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have a cell configured with 3 OpenAFS servers and 20 or so clients,
> all running version 1.4.x of OpenAFS. I see that 1.6 is nearing
> release and I have a few questions:
> 1. What are the new features of version 1.6?
Demand Attach fileserver is the premiere 1.6 feature. Other things
have also been added but most are much more minor
> 2. Are 1.6 clients compatible with 1.4 servers?
> 3. Are 1.4 clients compatible with 1.6 servers?
> What I'm really interested in knowing is can I upgrade my
> servers/clients as/when convenient, or do I have to do them all in 1
> go? I'm hoping, since 1.4 and 1.6 both use protocol V3, they will be
> compatible with each other?
they will. you should upgrade your *database* servers all in one go, however.
> Sorry if this is all documented somewhere, but I couldn't find it on
> the website - or the mailing list archives.
> Dan Scott
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