AFS
Description:   About AFS is a distributed file system similar to a Windows or UNIX file server that allows Windows and UNIX computers to use the same file space. Casual Windows and UNIX users will see little difference between working with files on the local hard drive and working with files stored in AFS space. AFS […]
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How do I add or delete an Onyen for an AFS user group?
Description:   For department or organization web pages, change group membership by using the form at http://www.unc.edu/changegroup. For course web pages, change group membership by using the form at http://www.unc.edu/courseid/modify_afs.html.
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OpenAFS cloning errors using Ghost
Description:   Introduction The information contained in this document is directed at all system administrators, staff, or users who have responsibilities for setting up Windows machines with AFS as part of the software load. Background A problem was discovered on Windows machines running OpenAFS version 1.3.8XX or greater which were installed using a cloning process (Ghosting, […]
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How can I use AFS on a Microsoft Windows machine?
Description:   Documentation on obtaining, installing and configuring the AFS client (OpenAFS) is available at https://help.unc.edu/help/openafs-client-installation-guide-for-windows/.  
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OpenAFS Client Installation Guide for Linux Systems
Description:   Prerequisites Install the its-openafs-release rpm that grants access to ITS’s openafs yum repository, and the epel-release rpm that grants access to EPEL‘s dkms package: Red Hat 7: % sudo yum install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm % sudo yum install http://its2.unc.edu/dci_components/shared_apps/packages/repository/its-openafs-release/its-openafs-release-1/its-openafs-release-1-2.el7.x86_64.rpm Red Hat 6: % sudo yum install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm % sudo yum install http://its2.unc.edu/dci_components/shared_apps/packages/repository/its-openafs-release/its-openafs-release-1/its-openafs-release-1-2.el6.x86_64.rpm Red Hat 5: % cd /tmp % sudo wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-5.noarch.rpm % sudo yum localinstall […]
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UNC OpenAFS Client Installation Guide for AIX Systems
Description:   Prerequisites The following filesets are required: 1. krb5.client.rte 2. krb5.toolkit.adt Both filesets can be installed from the Expansion Pack CD. Loading AFS client binaries onto the local disk 1. Go to the openafs Package Space Downloads page. 2. Click on the name of the openafs version you wish to download. 3. Install the package: $ cd / […]
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AFS doesn’t seem to work behind my firewall. Why?
Description:   AFS doesn’t seem to work right behind my firewall. Why? AFS is only supported when the machine is connected to the campus network. Firewalls can cause problems with AFS functionality. These can be software firewalls like Outpost or ZoneAlarm (Windows), ipchains/iptables (UNIX) or hardware firewalls like a Linksys or Netgear router. Firewalls block certain […]
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Your AFS File Space at UNC
Description: What is AFS and Why Should I Care? AFS is a file system used by UNC to provide personal and group disk storage to anyone with an Onyen. Undergraduate students get 100MB of disk space; graduate students, faculty and staff get 250MB. You can keep important files and web pages in your personal AFS space, […]
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How do I remove a user from an AFS group?
Description: How do I remove a user from an AFS group? To delete a user, use the pts command with the user’s Onyen and the afs group name: pts removeuser theironyen afsgroupname from the UNIX command line or the Windows Command Prompt (run). For more detailed information, see Introduction to AFS.
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What is AFS space?
Description: What is AFS space? AFS is a file system used by UNC to provide personal and group space to anyone with an Onyen. You can keep important files and Web pages in your personal AFS space, or you can use it to transfer files from one place to another. AFS space is accessible from any […]
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