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The Andrew File System is a distributed file system developed by Carnegie Mellon University

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How to get OS X Spotlight to search Andrew File System (AFS) volume?

I'd like to have Spotlight index and search a mounted AFS volume (actually, just one folder on this volume). I'm aware of this question about network volumes: How to get OS X to index my Network ...
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Accidentally blocked myself out of my private UNIX directory

I used the following command to see who had permission to my directory. fs la I then wanted to block someone out, so I used the command (and accidentally used my username instead of the person I ...
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No-socket alternative to tmux or screen

My university gives each student a directory on their AFS which is accessible via SSH. There is a (light) CLI-driven piece of software that I would like to run continuously from the university. I ...
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kinit gives me a Kerberos ticket, but no AFS token

I'm trying to setup access to my university's IT environment from my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04, by (mostly) following the IT-department's guides on AFS and Kerberos. I can get AFS working well ...
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Restore AFS from /vicepa to a normal directory

This may be the wrong way of going about things, but I was hoping there is some hope. Our afs configuration has completely gone haywire, but the volumes within the /vicepa partition are still present. ...
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How do I retrieve basic information about an afs mounted filesystem

Given an afs mouted filesystem, can I discover what IP address or DNS name it is served from? Can I learn anything about the drive/partition it occupies on the serving machine? Background: I am user ...
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ssh authentication to an AFS using public/private key pairs

I'm writing a lil' bash script to update files on a webserver from any authorized computer. In the end, I want to use the scp command to do the work. scp -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa $localpath ...
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Why can't I set an ACL for AFS even though I'm in the right group?

I've got a directory that I've lost control over on an AFS system. According to the system adminstrators, my adminin subgroup (dsekt:admin) has rlidwka on the directory. I'm a member of this group ...