[OpenAFS] Combo DB + file servers

Simon Wilkinson simonxwilkinson@googlemail.com
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:55:33 +0100

On 29 Mar 2012, at 20:05, Brandon Allbery wrote:

> SRV records help somewhat with the dbserver issue,

Sadly SRV records don't help quite as much as you might like. There are =
still far too many SOHO routers on the market that claim to have a =
forwarding DNS server, but just drop SRV records on the floor. =
Admittedly they drop AFSDB records on the floor too, but that's not much =

My previous employer found that they only way to ensure that academics =
could get access to their files from home was to put entries in the =
CellServDB. And its doing that that means you want IP addresses for your =
DB servers that never change.