Introduction to AFS

SLAC 19 Nov 1993

This page is under construction.

Here's some useful information on the AFS file system, touted as a replacement for NFS. SLAC has a test AFS up now.

The name on the left is a name the information is known by.

Stanford AFS Gopher
Some information is particularly tailored to the Stanford University Campus, e.g., stanford/afsfaq compiled by Larry Schwimmer.
afs/faq
The general AFS FAQ compiled by Paul Blackburn. Includes comparisons between NFS and AFS.
kerberos-faq/user
The Kerberos FAQ. Includes information on the MIT and Transarc variants.
AFS Repository
Anonymous FTP repository with information on the AFS user group, tools, and programming interfaces.
AFS-SSC.ps
"AFS and the Distributed File Server System at the SSC," J. Hilgart, M. Selover, and R. Mitterer, HEPiX SLAC (October 27-29, 1993), with figure.
You may also find the alt.filesystems.afs newsgroup interesting.


This page grew out of discussions with Mark Barnett and Larry Schwimmer.

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