About This Guide

Table of Contents

Audience and Purpose
Organization of the Document
How to Use This Document
Related Documents
Typographical Conventions

This section describes the purpose, organization, and conventions of this document.

Audience and Purpose

This guide explains how to install and configure OpenAFS server and client machines. It assumes that the reader is familiar with UNIX® system administration, but not AFS.

The instructions explain how to issue AFS® commands in the context of specific tasks, but do not describe a command's function or arguments in detail. Refer to the OpenAFS Administration Reference as necessary.