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AFS Video Tutorials

  • Introduction: How to access AFS
  • Web client interface
  • Native client interface

Introduction: How to access AFS

Additional video tutorials

The Web Interface (

  • Explanation of folders in your Home directory
  • Navigating the web interface
  • Using the toolbar buttons
  • Using Favorites (shortcuts to other folders in AFS)
  • Downloading and uploading files
  • Creating shared folders

The Native Client on Mac OS X

  • Basic operations--login to AFS, file operations (upload, download, rename, delete)
  • Hiding the AFS mount on the Desktop
  • Adding Home folder to the sidebar in Finder (for File > Save As)
If you have questions about using AFS, please contact CUS at or x7525.

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