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AFS (Andrew File System) is the network filesystem at the department of Mathematics. The home-directories live there as well as the homepage-directories.
Unix- and Windows systems use the same filesystem. It is also possible to install the AFS on Mac OS X-Systems, Notebooks, self-maintained or private computers and use it also from home.
Your home-directory with your data lies at:
Your WWW-homepage lies at:
When a new user account is added to a computer, sometimes this account can't access the AFS after being logged in to the computer.
A solution was found by Lena: Solution
For all directories stored in the AFS a daily backup is performed. In this way its always possible to access yesterdays version of your data. The 'public'-tree directories are also backuped daily in the AFS but are not hard-linked. If data from the 'public'-tree is needed please contact the IT-Group
On Windows the following paths must be modified. Each slash '/' must be replaced by a backslash '\' and the backslash at the beginning of the path must be doubled.
/afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/users/it/fmsv030/ has to be written as:
Directory: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/users/<Group>/<RRZ-Identification>/ /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/users/it/fmsv030/ Backup: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/users/<Group>/<RRZ-Identification>/AFSBAK/ /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/users/it/fmsv030/AFSBAK/
Directory: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/www/home/<Surname> /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/www/home/peters/ Backup: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/AFSBAK/www/home/<Surname> /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/AFSBAK/www/home/peters
Normally, because the owner can modify the access rights for his directories. (e.g. expand rights (permissions) for the Home-Directory or reduce rights (permissions) for the Public-Directory)
Directory: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/www Backup: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/AFSBAK/www
Directory: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/groups/<Group> /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/groups/it Backup: /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/groups/AFSBAK/<Group> /afs/math.uni-hamburg.de/groups/AFSBAK/it
<Group> in the path means the abbreviation of the research areas like: ad, az, dd, dm, oa, st