OpenAFS Client Installation Guide for Windows
Description: Introduction This document walks you through the process of installing the OpenAFS Client for Windows on a campus computer running Windows 7 or Windows 8. It also includes configuration information for connecting to the UNC AFS file space. AFS is only supported on computers physically attached to the campus network or connected through Virtual Private […]
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Package Space Applications – gawk
Description: Overview gawk is the GNU Project’s implementation of the AWK programming language. It conforms to the definition of the language in the POSIX 1003.2 Command Language And Utilities Standard. This version in turn is based on the description in The AWK Programming Language, by Aho, Kernighan, and Weinberger, with the additional features found in the System V Release 4 version of UNIX awk. […]
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Package Space Applications – libxml2
Description: Overview libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project. Installation You can run libxml2 in one of two ways: locally or out of AFS Space. Running locally Follow these steps to load the libxml2 package onto a local machine: 1. Go to the Package Space Local Downloads page and click on the libxml2 link. 2. Click on the name […]
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How to enable directory listing on webserver?
Description: On Friday August 24, 2012, ITS will turned off the directory listing as the default setting on the webserver configuration. The impact of this change is that the public_html directories underneath or aliased by, that DO NOT have an index.html or index.htm files will no longer display a listing of the directory […]
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I use Windows XP with SP2 installed. Does the Windows Firewall affect AFS?
Description: I use Windows XP with SP2 installed. Does the Windows Firewall affect AFS? Yes, but only if you are running a version of AFS prior to OpenAFS v.1.3.70. (The current official version of the AFS client is OpenAFS 1.2.11; the newer version is being evaluated for release). Older versions do not automatically configure Windows Firewall […]
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How do I access external perl modules from AFS package space?
Description: Perl modules that are maintained outside of the perl package must be accessed from within a perl program by a “use lib” line that indicates the directory where the module resides. This affects the below modules. Table 1. Examples of Module Names and Required perl lines use lib ‘/afs/isis/pkg/afs/libperl’; use AFS; use lib […]
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How do I access my AFS space (H drive)?
Description: AFS space is available to you on the UNC-CH campus network. Before you can access AFS on your computer, make sure that you have subscribed to the ISIS ( service. To do so, go to and click on . You will need a valid Onyen and Onyen password. To access your AFS space, you […]
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How do I check to see if I have AFS tokens?
Description: On both UNIX and Windows, you can type the command tokens at a command prompt to check for the existence and/or expiration date of AFS tokens. From a Windows machine, you can also open the AFS Authentication application either from the padlock icon in your system tray (beside the clock), or from the AFS program […]
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How can I tell if a file is in AFS?
Description: If you are unfamiliar with AFS, please see Introduction to AFS. From the Windows AFS client: Right-click on the folder. If the menu it brings up has an AFS entry, the file is in AFS. Non-AFS folders will not have this entry. From UNIX: Run one of these commands to check (replace path with the […]
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What Unix applications are available out of AFS package space?
Description: What Unix applications are available out of AFS package space? For a list of applications available out of AFS package space, go to: Inventory of Unix Applications in AFS Package Space
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