UNIX/AFS Handouts

How to connect to the Unix Timeshare

The following links contain various resources related to the Unix Timeshare:

  • AFS at UCSC AFS is the technology used by ITS to deliver files to users of ITS unix environments. If you are using your ITS username and password to login to unix computer, you are using AFS. These documents will help you understand permissions, filesharing, and an automatic backup service called OldFiles.
  • Managing class-course lockers for instructors and TAs Instructions for performing the administrative tasks involved in teaching a course using features of the ITS UNIX system. These instructions assume familiarity with basic UNIX commands, and AFS access control lists (permissions).