[OpenAFS] OpenAFS Backups

Harald Barth haba@kth.se
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:06:21 +0100 (CET)

> Over at UCSC we're evaluating our AFS backup options- to this point
> we've been using the native OpenAFS tape and backup tools, but we're
> wondering if anyone does it a different, better way?

We have some scripts that in the inside do something like

vos dump volname.backup | tsmpipe -c -f volname.baclup.<zerodumpdate>.<in=

tsmpipe is a small program written by the nice guys in Ume=E5 that uses
the TSM (IBM backup system) API to archive the volume dump (or
whatever is piped into it).