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Andrew File System (AFS)

The Andrew File System (AFS) is the name of the distributed file system used at Carnegie Mellon.  AFS enables cooperating hosts (clients and servers) to efficiently share filesystem resources across both local area and wide area networks. Each Carnegie Mellon student, faculty and staff member is alloted AFS space; see Your Andrew Quota.

Accessing Your AFS Space

There are several options for accessing files stored in your AFS space: