AFS was a file system and sharing platform that allowed users to access and distribute stored content. AFS was available at afs. AFS was launched in the mids and was eventually superseded by newer platforms. AFS accounts were removed in the service retirement process. Further information will be sent to those using AFS to host web pages, as well as being shared on this page. Retirees and Alumni are recommended to use a personal cloud storage account such as Google Drive. Web Hosting.