fs_flushvolume - Forces the Cache Manager to discard cached data from a volume


fs flushvolume [-path <dir/file path>+] [-help]

fs flushv [-p <dir/file path>+] [-h]


The fs flushvolume command removes from the cache all data and status information that was fetched from the same volume as each specified directory or file. The next time an application requests data from a flushed directory or file, the Cache Manager fetches the current version from a File Server, along with the associated status information. This command has no effect on two types of data:

To discard the data and status information associated with individual files and directories, use the fs flush command. To flush a corrupted mount point, use the fs flushmount command. To flush all data in the cache regardless of volume, use the fs flushall command.


-path <dir/file path>+

Names each AFS file or directory to run the command on. Partial pathnames are interpreted relative to the current working directory, which is also the default value if this argument is omitted.


Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.


The following command flushes from the cache all data fetched from the volume that contains the current working directory:

   % fs flushvolume


The issuer must have the l (lookup) permission on the ACL of the root directory of the volume that houses the file or directory named by the -path argument, and on the ACL of each directory that precedes it in the pathname.


fs_flush(1), fs_flushall(1), fs_flushmount(1)


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