OpenAFS is the open source release of the Andrew File System (AFS). It is a global, distributed file system used around the world and is available for a wide range of operating systems including Linux, Mac, AIX, and Microsoft Windows. OpenAFS allows sharing of disk space among hosts by letting all AFS participants share one logical file space. The root level directory is /afs, with Internet domains, known as cells, descending from there. UNC’s openafs cell is named isis.unc.edu.
Documentation is available for installing OpenAFS on four platforms: