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Display list of locked AFS volumes (if any)

Terminal - Display list of locked AFS volumes (if any)
vos listvldb | agrep LOCKED -d RWrite | grep RWrite: | awk -F: '{print $2}' | awk '{printf("%s ",$1)} END {printf("\n")}'
2009-03-17 19:55:39
User: mpb
Functions: awk grep
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Display list of locked AFS volumes (if any)

This command shows if there are any locked AFS volumes.

The output is a list of AFS volume IDs (or nothing if there are none locked).

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a little bit more explanation would have been nice.

Also, who uses andrew file system anymore? w-o-w

Comment by linuxrawkstar 332 weeks and 5 days ago

@linuxrawkstar "more explanation"? Ok, AFS fileservers store data within "volumes" (which reside within fileserver "partitions"). These volumes get mounted on mountpoints which are then accessible as directories.

AFS volumes can be replicated across many fileservers.

Sometimes volumes can be in a "locked" state and and AFS administrator would want to be able to find these.

If well configured, AFS filespace is robust and has many benefits.

Here is the public list of AFS cells on the Internet (aka "CellServDB") => http://dl.central.org/dl/cellservdb/CellServDB

There is also: http://openafs.org/

Comment by mpb 332 weeks and 5 days ago

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