How To Install afs-up on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install afs-up on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
afs-up as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install openafs-client
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install openafs-client
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
afs-up and How to Install It?
Short description: AFS distributed filesystem client support
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install afs-up on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
Install afs-up on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install afs-up using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install openafs-client
Install afs-up on CentOS 8 using yum
Because afs-up is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install afs-up package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install openafs-client
How to upgrade (update) a single package afs-up using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like afs-up in this example you should use the following command:
yum update openafs-client
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade openafs-client
How to Upgrade afs-up on CentOS 8 with dnf?
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update openafs-client
How To remove afs-up from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
afs-up package you can execute
sudo dnf remove openafs-client
Extra info and code examples
AFS is a distributed filesystem allowing cross-platform sharing of files among multiple computers. Facilities are provided for access control, authentication, backup and administrative management. This package provides basic client support to mount and manipulate AFS. If your site uses Kerberos v5 authentication for AFS, you will also want to install openafs-krb5.
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the afs-up from CentOS 8.