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The Second Annual
AFS & Kerberos
Best Practices Workshop

June 20-24, 2005
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA


Purpose of the Workshop:
* To bring together AFS and Kerberos novices and experts
* To learn about AFS and Kerberos tools
* To learn about AFS and Kerberos best practices

Target Audience:
* People interested in AFS & Kerberos
* AFS and Kerberos administrators: novices and experienced

One week of AFS and Kerberos content, including:

* One day tutorial "Introduction to AFS and its Best Practices" on June 20
* One day tutorial "Introduction to Kerberos" on June 21
* Three days of talks including:
* KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mike Kazar, NetApp
One of the original writers of the filesystem now known as
AFS, Mike Kazar is still in the "filesystems" business.
* Contributed talks (30-45min)

Possible Topics include, but are not limited to:

* OpenAFS and Arla development status reports
* MIT Kerberos and Heimdal development status reports
* AFS best practices (volume naming, directory hierarchy, volume sizes,
* AFS weaknesses (locking, ACLs on files, ...)
* AFS performance tuning (client side, server side)
* Benchmarking AFS
* AFS server scaling and HW recommendations
* AFS service monitoring
* Migration experiences
* AFS and Kerberos 5:
* How to install a new cell from scratch
* Migration from kaserver to MIT Krb5
* Migration from kaserver to Heimdal Krb5
* Kerberos 5 and Windows Active Directory working together
* AFS related tools (AFS Perl, Java API, scripts, ...)
* Kerberos related tools
* AFS and backup (scripts, amanda, TSM, ...)
* AFS, Kerberos and Web integration
* Delegation of AFS administration
* AFS on non-Unix platforms (Windows, Mac OS X)
* Commercial support

Please send questions to: afs-workshop@pmw.org.

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