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HP b2600 Release Note: Benefits

Distributed file system.
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Enhanced DFS 3.0 provides a number of benefits, including the following:
Allows faster restarts after abnormal system shutdowns using the DCE LFS log-
based file system
Uses tokens to ensure that users are working with the most-recent copy of a file
and to track who is working on the file
Allows administrators to replicate commonly used DCE LFS filesets on multiple
File Server machines
Allows easier recovery from severe system failures
Provides increased availability of files through replication and caching
Improves load balancing of data
Tracks the location of every fileset
Extends the UNIX permissions to provide more precise definitions of access
permissions for directories and files using ACLs
Allows the use of data from non-LFS file systems
Allows the addition of server and client machines to an
configuration with little impact on other servers or clients and with few additional
administrative responsibilities
Supports enhanced administration and security
Stores central copies of system configuration and binary files on designated
machines and distributes these files to other server machines in the network
Backs up and restores system and user data as needed
Enhanced DFS 3.0 operates on top of and interacts with the following HP
DCE 1.7 components:
DCE Security Service
DCE Directory Service
DCE Distributed Time Service
DCE Remote Procedure Call facility
What's in This Version
HP DCE/9000


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