Coda File System

Re: Beginners question about coda setup

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 16:03:47 -0500
On Tue, Nov 30, 1999 at 03:34:28PM +0100, wrote:
> Now my question: To access the files from the machine which has the
> server, do I need to install a client on it as well? Would that mean I
> have the files twice on this machine, once on the server and in the
> cache?

Yes, the server would need to have a client installed as well, and
you'll have the files stored twice. Also, if the volume would be
replicated across several server machines, this `local' client will in
some cases read some files across the network from another replica.

> Can I set up coda so that on the server machine I can get the
> files without it beeing cached?

No, this is not possible.

Received on 1999-11-30 16:33:58