[OpenAFS] Moving Authen Servers to different IP addresses

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:32:14 -0700

Greg Wilson <Greg.Wilson@asu.edu> writes:

> Thank you so much for your help.

> One more question.

> Concerning your statement:

>      > Clients will cope with some of the VLDB servers going away from
>      > the client perspective *as long as* the Ubik master is one of the
>      > ones that doesn't go a way.

> Does this mean that I need to keep my current Ubik master ( the server
> running with the lowest ip), around permanantly?

You will need to keep it around until you no longer care about the hosts
that don't have the new servers listed.  Or at least no longer care about
them making changes to AFS (volume releases, moves, PTS group changes,

> If so should the network IP address ranges for my other new DB servers
> be higher than the current Ubik master?

I would recommend it if you can.  It will make the migration smoother. 

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>