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afs - Introduction to AFS files
A number of files must reside on the local disk of AFS server and
client machines. They belong to the following general categories:
· Configuration files define configuration parameters for specific
server and kernel processes such as the Backup System Tape
Coordinator or the Cache Manager.
· Administrative files list information used in administration of
server machines, such as a list of privileged users or server
· Cache-related files contain cached data or information about cached
data, on client machines.
· Log files contain tracing messages about the operation of a
· Database files contain database records used to administer the AFS
· Controller files control the behavior of a process.
· Volume header files represent AFS volumes on server partitions.
For a description of the format and contents of each file, see its
Note for Windows users: Some files described in this document possibly
do not exist on machines that run a Windows operating system. Also,
Windows uses a backslash ("\") rather than a forward slash ("/") to
separate the elements in a pathname.
Volume header files:
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