fs_whichcell - Returns the cell to which a file or directory belongs


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


The fs whichcell command returns the name of the cell in which the volume that houses each indicated directory or file resides.

To display the File Server on which the volume housing a directory or file resides, use the fs whereis command. To display the default cell of the local machine, use the fs wscell 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 output includes a line for each directory or file, naming the cell to which the volume that houses the directory or file resides.


The following example shows that the current working directory resides in a volume in the Example Corporation cell:

   % fs whichcell
   File . lives in cell ''


No special privileges are required for this command.


fs_wscell(1), fs_whereis(1)


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