29-June-2020 - OpenAFS 1.8.6 - Maintenance release for UNIX/Linux

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OpenAFS 1.8.6 is the next in the current stable series of OpenAFS releases for UNIX/Linux systems. It brings performance improvements, improved diagnostics, support for the latest Linux mainline kernel (currently 5.7) and macOS 10.15 "Catalina", and a number of bug fixes.

Note that aklog and klog.krb5 will now require the -insecure_des switch in order to work with the weak and deprecated single-DES encryption types.

OpenAFS 1.8.6pre3 - Second beta 19-Jun-2020

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OpenAFS 1.8.6pre3 is the second beta for the next stable release of OpenAFS. It brings performance improvements, improved diagnostics, support for the latest Linux mainline kernel (currently 5.7) and macOS 10.15 "Catalina", and a number of bug fixes.

Note that aklog and klog.krb5 will now require the -insecure_des switch in order to work with the weak and deprecated single-DES encryption types.

2020 VM Workshop Rescheduled to June 10, 2021

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On April 8th, the VM Workshop committee was informed that The Ohio State University is cancelling all events through the month of June. As a result, the June 2020 VM Workshop is being rescheduled to June 10th, 2021 at OSU. Those attendees and sponsors that registered early, will have the option of having their fees applied towards the 2021 event or receiving a refund by sending an email to info@vmworkshop.org.

We have been working on a backup plan to provide the first VM Workshop (no cost) webinar during the week of June 15, 2020.

Sine Nomine Associates, Inc. Announces Advanced Design Completion

Sine Nomine Associates, Inc., a leader in open source development and support, proudly announces their Creative Support Services and NOC Design team’s completion of an Advanced Integrated Operations Center design for a key mining operation facility.

For 20 years, the company has been working diligently as an IBM partner on similar global projects, displaying design skills that enrich not only IBM’s internal projects, but also those of numerous Fortune 1000 companies and several government agencies.