Ten years ago today, the OpenAFS project was borne by a small group of individuals at CMU--its corpus owing to the generosity of IBM, which cast forth a largely complete version of its AFS 3.6 source tree under the IBM public license. It's certainly been a long and arduous journey; here's hoping we can keep this ship alive and smoothly sailing for another ten...
Sine Nomine Associates' engineers Andrew Deason, Tom Keiser, Steven Jenkins and Mike Meffie are scheduled to speak at AFS & Kerberos Best Practices Workshop 2010 May 24-28, 2010 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Sine Nomine Associates has created a set of batch files called Winafsbld designed to help developers build OpenAFS on the Windows platform. A BETA version of the software is available online. The software development tool is designed to address the following issues:
An abnormal termination of a fileserver will cause a service outage. The bosserver will trigger a salvage and then restart the fileserver process.
OpenAFS 1.4.10 - 1.4.11 fileserver on all supported platforms
Sites running OpenAFS 1.4.10-1.4.11 are strongly encouraged to deploy the corrected fileserver. A source code patch for is available online
If you have any questions, please open a support ticket by sending email to support at sinenomine.net.
These files are the source and documentation for the Purdue University LARS Batch Monitor System for CMS, written in the late 1980s at Purdue University. The files were preserved and provided by George Shedlock at AEGON USA and Thomas Kern at the US Department of Energy.
Debian SSL Server Enabler is a preconfigured mainframe Linux system, developed by Sine Nomine Associates and offered for free download, that enables the use of the IBM VM SSL code shipped with z/VM 4.3 and 4.4.
The Debian SSL Server Enabler has been updated to version 0.4.
Sine Nomine Associates is pleased to announce the availability of a BETA TEST version of SysVInit for VM, a utility package that brings UNIX-like startup scripting to the VM operating system.
(this review will appear in Issue 2 OF Make magazine)