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AFPD(8) 										  AFPD(8)

       afpd - AppleTalk Filing Protocol daemon

       /usr/sbin/afpd  [  -d ] [ -f defaultvolumes ] [ -s systemvolumes ] [ -u ] [ -n nbpname ] [
       -c maxconnections ] [ -g guest ] [ -G ] [ -K ] [ -C ] [ -A ]

       afpd provides an AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP) interface to the Unix file system.  It is
       normally  started  at  boot time from /etc/rc.  The list of volumes offered to the user is
       generated  from	 /etc/atalk//AppleVolumes.system   and	 one   of   /etc/atalk//AppleVol-
       umes.default, ~/AppleVolumes, or ~/.AppleVolumes.

       The  AppleVolumes  files  is used to specify volumes to mount and file name extension map-
       pings.  It is formatted as follows, one specification per line:

	      pathname [ volumename ]
	      .extension [ type [ creator ] ]

       If volumename is unspecified, the last component of pathname is used.  No two volumes  may
       have  the  same	name.  If type is unspecified '????'  is used.	If creator is unspecified
       'UNIX' is used.	The extension '.'  sets  the  default  creator	and  type  for	otherwise
       untyped Unix files.  Blank lines and lines beginning with `#' are ignored.

       -d     Specifies that the daemon not fork, and that a trace of all AFP commands be written
	      to stdout.

       -f defaultvolumes
	      Specifies that defaultvolumes should be read for	a  list  of  default  volumes  to
	      offer, instead of /etc/atalk//AppleVolumes.default.

       -s systemvolumes
	      Specifies  that  systemvolumes  should  be read for a list of volume that all users
	      will be offered, instead of /etc/atalk//AppleVolumes.system.

       -u     Read the user's AppleVolumes file first.	This option causes volume  names  in  the
	      user's  AppleVolumes  file  to  override	volume names in the system's AppleVolumes
	      file.  The default is to read the system AppleVolumes file first.  Note  that  this
	      option  doesn't  effect  the precendence of filename extension mappings: the user's
	      AppleVolumes file always has precedence.

       -n nbpname
	      Specifies that nbpname should be used for NBP registration, instead  of  the  first
	      component of the hostname in the local zone.

       -c maxconnections
	      Specifies the maximum number of connections to allow for this afpd.  The default is

       -g guest
	      Specifies the name of the guest account.	The default is ``nobody''.




       -A     Causes the server to not offer NoUserAuthent, Kerberos IV,  Cleartxt  Passwrd,  and
	      AFS  Kerberos  logins,  respectively.  The default is to enable all available login

       afpd currently understands three User Authentication  Methods  (UAMs):  NoUserAuthent,  or
       guest, Cleartxt passwrd, and Kerberos IV.  If a user uses NoUserAuthent, s/he will only be
       offered default volumes to mount, and will only be able to read and write files	that  are
       permitted  to the guest user.  The -G option disables NoUserAuthent.  With Cleartxt passwd
       and Kerberos IV, afpd offers the user all volumes listed in ~/AppleVolumes.  The user  may
       also  read  and	write  all files that s/he normally could.  Cleartxt passwd is not recom-
       mended for AFS use.  Kerberos IV is recommended for AFS use.  A forth, depricated  UAM  is
       also included in the distribution, AFS Kerberos.

       afpd's  Directory  IDs  are only fixed for the duration of a session.  This means that Mac
       aliases won't work correctly in all cases.

       If a user renames a folder that has an application as its progeny, the  APPL  mapping  for
       the  application will not longer be available. This implies that double-clicking on one of
       the application's documents will no longer launch the application. The APPL  mapping  will
       be rebuilt by the mac, the next time the Finder see the application.

       If afpd is configured to downcase Macintosh filenames, Unix filenames with mixed case will
       be unavailable.

       If carriage return/line feed translation is enabled, it is not safe to copy Unix  binaries
       to a Macintosh.

       It is not possible to move directories between devices.

       When  mounting the parent of an existing volume, the desktop database of the existing vol-
       ume will not be available to the parent volume.	The APPL mappings and icons  of  applica-
       tions with the BNDL bit set will be generated in the parent volume as the applications are
       seen by the Finder.

       If a user edits his ~/AppleVolumes so that his home directory is  no  longer  offered,  he
       will no longer be able to edit his ~/AppleVolumes from the Macintosh.

       Unix files beginning with `.' are not accessible from the mac.

       If  the	pathname in an ~/AppleVolumes file does not exist, the volume will not be offered
       in the Chooser.

       Microsoft Word TEXT documents do not get carriage return/line feed translation.	 This  is
       because	MS  Word uses a type other than TEXT while writing the document, then changes the
       type to TEXT.  To allow users to edit their ~/AppleVolumes, afpd  parses  the  files  with
       either end of line character.

       Unix filenames that are longer than 31 characters are inaccessible from the Macintosh.

       Signals that are sent to the main afpd process are propagated to the children, so all will
       be affected.

       SIGHUP	    The afpd process will send the message "The server is going down for  mainte-
		    nance."   to  the  client and shut itself down in 5 minutes.  New connections
		    are not allowed.  If this is sent to a child afpd, the other children are not
		    affected.	However, the main process will still exit, disabling all new con-

       SIGUSR1	    If the --with-message-dir configure option was used, the  afpd  process  will
		    set  the  debug  option and redirect the messages to /var/tmp/afpd-debug-pid.
		    This should only be sent to a child afpd.  Warning: If the --with-message-dir
		    option was not used, this will kill the afpd process.

       SIGUSR2	    The afpd process will look in the msg directory for a file named message.pid.
		    For each one found, a the contents will be sent as a message to  the  associ-
		    ated AFP client.  The file is removed after the message is sent.

			   list of default volumes to mount

			   list of volumes to offer all users

       ~/AppleVolumes	   user's list of volumes to mount

			   contains messages to be sent to users.

			   contains debug output, if triggered.

       A few calls from the AFP specification are not implemented, because the Macintosh does not
       use them.

netatalk 1.4b2/asun 2.1.3		   23 Feb 1999					  AFPD(8)
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