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NAME

       fs_checkvolumes - Forces the Cache Manager to update volume information

SYNOPSIS

       fs checkvolumes [-help]

       fs checkv [-h]

DESCRIPTION

       The fs checkvolumes command discards the table of mappings between
       volume names and volume ID numbers that the Cache Manager stores in
       memory and uses when fetching data from volumes. The next time an
       application requests AFS data, the Cache Manager must contact the
       Volume Location (VL) Server for volume location information, and then
       an appropriate file server machine for the actual data.

       The Cache Manager updates the table of mappings periodically (by
       default, hourly), but this command is useful if the issuer knows that a
       volume's name has changed, or that new read-only replicas of a volume
       have been released, because issuing it forces the Cache Manager to
       reference the changed volume.

OPTIONS

       -help
           Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options
           are ignored.

OUTPUT

       The following message confirms that the command ran successfully.

          All volumeID/name mappings checked.

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

       None

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