ARCHIVED: Research File System (RFS) at Indiana University

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The Indiana University Research File System (RFS) was a centralized storage area based on OpenAFS. UITS decommissioned the RFS the week of January 2, 2017.

Retirement of the RFS followed this timeline:

  • Week of May 9, 2016: The option to create new RFS accounts was removed from the IU Access Management System.
  • Week of August 1, 2016: RFS accounts not updated since January 1, 2015, or earlier became read-only.
  • Week of August 8, 2016: RFS accounts not updated since January 1, 2016, or earlier became read-only.
  • Week of August 15, 2016: Remaining active accounts were evaluated.
  • Monday, October 17, 2016: Personal RFS accounts not updated since August 15, 2016, and projects not updated this year became read-only.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016: Remaining active accounts (with few exceptions) became read-only.
  • Week of January 2, 2017: RFS was officially decommissioned.

If you have a question about the retirement of the IU RFS, email the UITS Research Storage team.

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Last modified on 2018-01-25 08:55:58.

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