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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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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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 Subscribe to Services. You will need a valid Onyen and Onyen password. To access your AFS […]
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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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Why am I unable to use SSH or Fetch to access within Mac OS 10?
Description: Introduction This article is intended for people who have previously connected to using SSH or some other SFTP client, and are now receiving errors when attempting to connect via those same methods. SSH and SFTP (the protocol used by Fetch) on the Mac OS utilize a StrictHostKeyChecking option by default. Any time a secure […]
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How do I change permissions in my AFS space?
Description: Information on changing permissions and managing access control lists in AFS is available in Introduction to AFS.
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How do I get AFS space
Description: Individuals are eligible to receive AFS space when they request an Onyen. Select “Subscribe to Services” on the Onyen page, log in, and request AFS file space. To request AFS space for a group (departments, courses, etc.) go to Obtaining group web space.
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