Articles about the DartFS storage offering.

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Access DartFS from Linux

DartFS is available via two different protocols: NFS and SMB. Linux can mount DartFS volumes with either but for Linux workstations we recommend using SMB because it is less complicated. Older Linux systems supported only the SMB1 protocol, which is not supported by DartFS for security reasons.  This includes RHEL6/Centos6/Ubuntu14 and earlier.

Automated mount of DartFS via SMB using a keytab file

Instructions for configuring SMB mount of DartFS using a keytab (encrypted stored password)

Configuring RHEL7 for Kerberized NFSv4 mounts

This is probably only useful for a few people outside of ITC.

Create a keytab file for automated access to DartFS

Use ktutil to create a keytab file containing an encrypted password for use with automated operations with kerberized services (e.g. DartFS or AFS)

Creating a web site in your DartFS account

Creating a web site in a DartFS personal account or lab share, for web delivery via

DartFS access from Tuck-domain Windows systems

DartFS mount from Tuck-domain Windows systems require explicit authentication to the KIEWIT domain.

DartFS Lab Permissions

This is more information about DartFS permissions than most people will ever want to learn.

Dell PowerScale (Isilon) SMB file servers

SMB file servers on the Isilon

Disconnects During File Server Maintenance

Document providing more details about what happens during maintainance on Dartmouth's network file services.

Limitations of SMB access to DartFS

Filesystem rules for SMB protocol apply to DartFS mounted on client computers using SMB. There are restrictions on file naming, and limitations on preservation of file metadata, and potential issues with case sensitivity. In addition, there are filename extensions Dartmouth has chosen to block on the Isilon because of Windows malware.

Migrating a legacy Discovery home directory to DartFS

Step by step instructions for migrating data from a legacy Discovery home directory to a DartFS home directory.

Migrating an AFS home directory to DartFS

Step by step instructions for migrating data from an AFS home directory to a DartFS home directory.

Recover files/folders from a DartFS snapshot

Recovering files and folder in a snapshotted DartFS volume