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Using AFS At Glasgow

Local AFS Cell (/afs/

File System Layout

Beneath /afs/ are the following directories:

  • backup: Snap shot backups for user home directories and other files. The snap shot is done each night at 1am.
  • data: Large store area, not backed up.
  • group: Group based storage area, backed up.
  • project:
  • system:
  • user: User home directories are stored under this directory. The initial quota on home directories is 50GB. Nightly snap shot backups and long term backups.

Accessing the CERN afs cell (/afs/

To get an afs token to use with the cern afs cell (/afs/ from any ppe linux machine do:

$ kinit <lxplus user name>@CERN.CH
$ aklog

-- AndrewPickford - 2009-10-14

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