First OpenAFS 1.8.3 release candidate available

The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the first 1.8.3 release candidate, 1.8.3pre1, is now available.

Source files and available binaries can be accessed via the web at:

or via AFS at:

  UNIX: /afs/
  UNC: \\afs\\software\openafs\candidate\1.8.3pre1\

This prerelase brings a variety of bug fixes as well as performance and documentation improvements, and support for the latest Linux mainline kernels and macOS 10.14 "Mojave".

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.8.3, please see

Please assist us by deploying this prerelease and providing positive or negative feedback. Bug reports should be filed to
Reports of success should be sent to

Stephan Wiesand, OpenAFS Release Manager on behalf of the OpenAFS Release Team

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