In Windows Explorer on a PC, right click the file or folder on the network AFS drive. This brings up a menu which includes an AFS submenu. In the AFS submenu, select “Show File Servers”, which will bring up a dialog box showing the fileserver.
For UNIX users, the fs whereis filename command returns the name of the fileserver that holds the file.
% fs whereis /afs/isis/depts/aal
File /afs/isis/depts/aal is on host fs4.isis.unc.edu
The following command will print out the location of current AFS directory:
fs whereis .
The following command shows the location of your home directory:
fs whereis ~
The following command tells the location of the /afs/isis/pkg/cerius2 directory:
fs whereis /afs/isis/pkg/cerius2