Resources for “Part III, AFS—A Secure Distributed Filesystem”

by Alf Wachsmann

Detailed Instructions for Setup:

RPM packages for Red Hat Linux or Fedora:

You will need the following RPMs: openafs-kernel-1.2.11-fc1.0.1.i386.rpm, openafs-client-1.2.11-fc1.0.1.i386.rpm and openafs-1.2.11-fc1.0.1.i386.rpm.

The OpenAFS Wiki (especially the FAQ section):

There are several OpenAFS mailing lists. Information about how to subscribe and their archives can be found at:

The only book about AFS, Managing AFS: The Andrew File System by Richard Campbell (Pearson Education POD, ISBN: 0138027293), is a little outdated and describes only the IBM/Transarc version of AFS. But it shows in great detail how AFS works.

Presentations from the AFS Best Practices Workshop:

Network Time Protocol:

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