Coda File System

TODO's for using coda

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Date: Thu, 17 Dec 1998 16:33:49 -0500 (EST)

How big is that server going to be?  What mostly counts is the number
of files.

How many users will simultaneously be using the servers? 

- Peter -

Elliot Lee writes:
 > The college here is getting a new server, which will inevitably be
 > accompanied by some fairly big changes in the roles of servers and how
 > those servers provide necessary services. One of the possibilities that we
 > are considering is using coda to serve home directories, in order to allow
 > a level of security with uncontrolled client workstations (and potentially
 > redundant servers in the future).
 > Obviously I'm going to do some investigating myself once the new machine
 > gets here, but I was wondering if anyone had any advice as to feasability,
 > caveats, etc. I'm willing to put some time into making necessary
 > improvements in coda, but I'm not exactly a filesystem expert. Since this
 > is a setup that needs to have a high uptime and not lose mail, is it
 > possible for someone to say "no this will not work at all" or "yes it is
 > possible - here are the pieces you would need to polish up."?
 > Thanks in advance,
 > -- Elliot
 > Linux renders ships. NT renders ships useless.
Received on 1998-12-17 16:39:33