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NAME

       afs - Introduction to AFS files

DESCRIPTION

       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
           encryption keys.

       ·   Cache-related files contain cached data or information about cached
           data, on client machines.

       ·   Log files contain tracing messages about the operation of a
           specific process.

       ·   Database files contain database records used to administer the AFS
           cell.

       ·   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
       reference page.

       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.

SEE ALSO

       Configuration files:

       BosConfig(5)
       CellServDB(5)
       NetInfo(5)
       NetRestrict(5)
       ThisCell(5)
       butc(5)
       cacheinfo(5)
       package(5)
       sysid(5)
       tapeconfig(5)
       uss(5)
       uss_bulk(5)

       Administrative files:

       KeyFile(5)
       UserList(5)

       Cache-related files:

       afs_cache(5)

       Log files:

       AuthLog(5)
       BackupLog(5)
       BosLog(5)
       FileLog(5)
       SalvageLog(5)
       VLLog(5)
       VolserLog(5)
       butc(5)
       fms.log(5)

       Database files:

       bdb.DB0(5)
       kaserver.DB0(5)
       kaserverauxdb(5)
       prdb.DB0(5)
       vldb.DB0(5)

       Controller files:

       FORCESALVAGE(5)
       NoAuth(5)
       SALVAGE.fs(5)
       salvage.lock(5)

       Volume header files:

       afs_volume_header(5)

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