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27-29 January 2020
Europe/Zurich timezone

Large scale Home Directories migration: from DFS to CERNBox

27 Jan 2020, 16:39
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Mr Apostolos Smyrnakis (CERN)


Moving users’ data is never an easy task. When it also involves changing the way they work and collaborate, then it can become even more complex. In this presentation you will discover some of the different challenges we faced when designing and deploying a data migration automation that moved the Home directory for more than 15,000 Windows users.

Primary author

Mr Apostolos Smyrnakis (CERN)


Vincent Nicolas Bippus (CERN) Michal Kwiatek (CERN) Sebastian Bukowiec (CERN) Sebastien Dellabella (CERN) Joel Alcala Perez (Universidad de Oviedo (ES)) Hugo Gonzalez Labrador (CERN) Luca Mascetti (CERN) Diogo Castro (CERN) Jakub Moscicki (CERN)

Presentation materials