Tag Archives: AFS

AFS, Drupal, and WordPress website updates

Information and Technology Services (ITS) has been diligently working to improve web hosting services at U-M. As part of this effort, important updates regarding new Drupal and WordPress websites and compromised AFS websites have been made. Beginning June 30, 2024: After June 30, 2024, NEW Drupal/WordPress websites must be hosted on Pantheon at U-M or a different web… Read More »

mFile will retire on May 2, 2022

Currently, about 4,000 members of the U-M community use mFile to access files they have stored in the U-M AFS. mFile, a web application originally introduced in 1998, relies on Cosign authentication and is not supported by the university’s newer weblogin software, Shibboleth. Learn more about the university’s transition away from Cosign. Select an alternative method for accessing… Read More »

AFS database move completes Uniqname Resiliency project

On May 6, ITS migrated the primary Andrew File System (AFS) database from systems housed in Arbor Lakes data center building 3 (ALDC3) to AFS servers located at Administrative Services Building data center (ASBDC). Moving the AFS database was the last task for the Uniqname Resiliency project. During the week of May 14, a request was sent to… Read More »

AFS maintenance disruption

By | November 1, 2016

There will be a brief disruption of the Andrew File System (AFS), also known as IFS and MFile, during the standard maintenance window from 11 p.m. November 26 to 4 a.m November 27. The service disruption will also impact websites hosted by ITS. Visit the ITS Service Status site for more information about the maintenance. The status on the… Read More »