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About This Guide

  • Audience and Purpose
  • Organization of the Document
  • How to Use This Document
  • Related Documents
  • Typographical Conventions
  • Installation Overview

  • The Procedures Described in this Guide
  • Required Initial Procedures
  • As-needed Procedures
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Requirements
  • Login Identity
  • General Requirements
  • File Server Machine Requirements
  • Client Machine Requirements
  • Supported System Types
  • About Upgrading the Operating System
  • The AFS Binary Distribution
  • How to Continue
  • Installing the First AFS Machine

  • Requirements and Configuration Decisions
  • Overview: Installing Server Functionality
  • Choosing the First AFS Machine
  • Creating AFS Directories
  • Performing Platform-Specific Procedures
  • Getting Started on AIX Systems
  • Loading AFS into the AIX Kernel
  • Configuring Server Partitions on AIX Systems
  • Replacing the fsck Program Helper on AIX Systems
  • Enabling AFS Login on AIX Systems
  • Getting Started on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Building AFS into the Digital UNIX Kernel
  • Configuring Server Partitions on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Replacing the fsck Program on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Enabling AFS Login on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Getting Started on HP-UX Systems
  • Building AFS into the HP-UX Kernel
  • Configuring Server Partitions on HP-UX Systems
  • Configuring the AFS-modified fsck Program on HP-UX Systems
  • Enabling AFS Login on HP-UX Systems
  • Getting Started on IRIX Systems
  • Loading AFS into the IRIX Kernel
  • Building AFS into the IRIX Kernel
  • Configuring Server Partitions on IRIX Systems
  • Enabling AFS Login on IRIX Systems
  • Getting Started on Linux Systems
  • Loading AFS into the Linux Kernel
  • Configuring Server Partitions on Linux Systems
  • Enabling AFS Login on Linux Systems
  • Getting Started on Solaris Systems
  • Loading AFS into the Solaris Kernel
  • Configuring the AFS-modified fsck Program on Solaris Systems
  • Configuring Server Partitions on Solaris Systems
  • Enabling AFS Login and Editing the File Systems Clean-up Script on Solaris Systems
  • Starting the BOS Server
  • Defining Cell Name and Membership for Server Processes
  • Starting the Database Server Processes
  • Initializing Cell Security
  • Starting the File Server, Volume Server, and Salvager
  • Starting the Server Portion of the Update Server
  • Starting the Controller for NTPD
  • Overview: Installing Client Functionality
  • Copying Client Files to the Local Disk
  • Defining Cell Membership for Client Processes
  • Creating the Client CellServDB File
  • Configuring the Cache
  • Configuring a Disk Cache
  • Configuring a Memory Cache
  • Configuring the Cache Manager
  • Overview: Completing the Installation of the First AFS Machine
  • Verifying the AFS Initialization Script
  • Activating the AFS Initialization Script
  • Activating the Script on AIX Systems
  • Activating the Script on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Activating the Script on HP-UX Systems
  • Activating the Script on IRIX Systems
  • Activating the Script on Linux Systems
  • Activating the Script on Solaris Systems
  • Configuring the Top Levels of the AFS Filespace
  • Storing AFS Binaries in AFS
  • Storing AFS Documents in AFS
  • Storing System Binaries in AFS
  • Enabling Access to Foreign Cells
  • Improving Cell Security
  • Controlling root Access
  • Controlling System Administrator Access
  • Protecting Sensitive AFS Directories
  • Removing Client Functionality
  • Installing Additional Server Machines

  • Installing an Additional File Server Machine
  • Creating AFS Directories and Performing Platform-Specific Procedures
  • Starting Server Programs
  • Installing Client Functionality
  • Completing the Installation
  • Installing Database Server Functionality
  • Summary of Procedures
  • Instructions
  • Removing Database Server Functionality
  • Summary of Procedures
  • Instructions
  • Installing Additional Client Machines

  • Summary of Procedures
  • Creating AFS Directories on the Local Disk
  • Performing Platform-Specific Procedures
  • Getting Started on AIX Systems
  • Loading AFS into the AIX Kernel
  • Enabling AFS Login on AIX Systems
  • Getting Started on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Building AFS into the Digital UNIX Kernel
  • Enabling AFS Login on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Getting Started on HP-UX Systems
  • Building AFS into the HP-UX Kernel
  • Enabling AFS Login on HP-UX Systems
  • Getting Started on IRIX Systems
  • Loading AFS into the IRIX Kernel
  • Building AFS into the IRIX Kernel
  • Enabling AFS Login on IRIX Systems
  • Getting Started on Linux Systems
  • Loading AFS into the Linux Kernel
  • Enabling AFS Login on Linux Systems
  • Getting Started on Solaris Systems
  • Loading AFS into the Solaris Kernel
  • Enabling AFS Login on Solaris Systems
  • Loading and Creating Client Files
  • Configuring the Cache
  • Configuring a Disk Cache
  • Configuring a Memory Cache
  • Configuring the Cache Manager
  • Starting the Cache Manager and Installing the AFS Initialization Script
  • Running the Script on AIX Systems
  • Running the Script on Digital UNIX Systems
  • Running the Script on HP-UX Systems
  • Running the Script on IRIX Systems
  • Running the Script on Linux Systems
  • Running the Script on Solaris Systems
  • Setting Up Volumes and Loading Binaries into AFS
  • Linking /usr/afsws on an Existing System Type
  • Creating Binary Volumes for a New System Type
  • Appendix A. Building AFS from Source Code

  • Loading the Source Files
  • Compiling AFS Binaries Using the washtool Program
  • Index


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