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Old 08-31-2009
How secure is AFS (Andrew File System)?

Dear all,

I am instructed to use a licensed software on network. There are several ways of doing it, one of which includes using AFS, getting modules, etc.

I am not so sure about the security. I would not like the situation where people actually can see my data. Being an apprentice, I need your suggestions and wisdom about using AFS.

Thanks!

apprentice
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Old 09-01-2009
Used correctly, AFS can provide good security. As well as UGO file permissions, AFS supports tokens and ACLs.
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Old 09-07-2009
Thanks Fmurphy Smilie

Then, how should it be used correctly?

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