Subject: Re: Recoverable Network File System?
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Ed Wensell III <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/11/2003 13:12:46
--- "Sean J. Schluntz" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've been looking for a file system I can use to support a number of
> different servers. Historically NFS has been the close enough answer,
> but this time I would like a way to fail over from one server to
> another if there is a problem.
I have not tried it personally*, but OpenAFS may be what you're looking
for. It supposed to be a secure distributed filesystem which supports
failover and offline synchronization capabilities...
* - I downloaded it and attempted to compile on my NetBSD/Alpha box, but
it did not compile clean first time through and I've not had time to look
into it any further.
Ed Wensell III
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