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       bos getdate - Displays the time stamps on an AFS binary file


       bos getdate << -server <machine name >>> << -file <files to check+ >>>
           << [-dir <destination dir] >>> << [-cell <cell name] >>>
           [-noauth] [-localauth] [-help]

       bos getd << -s <machine name >>> << -f <files to check+ >>>
           << [-d <destination dir] >>> << [-c <cell name] >>> [-n] [-l]


       The bos getdate command displays the time stamps on the current
       version, .BAK version (if any) and .OLD version (if any) of each binary
       file named by the -file argument. (The BOS Server automatically creates
       .BAK and .OLD versions when new binaries are installed with the bos
       install command.) The files must reside in the /usr/lib/openafs
       directory on the server machine named by the -server argument unless
       the -dir argument indicates an alternate directory.

       To revert to the .BAK version of a binary, use the bos uninstall
       command. To remove obsolete binary files from the /usr/lib/openafs
       directory, use the bos prune command.


       -server <machine name>
           Indicates the server machine from which to list binary files.
           Identify the machine by IP address or its host name (either fully-
           qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see the
           bos(8) manpage.

           All server machines of the same AFS system type show the same
           timestamps if the binaries were installed properly on the binary
           distribution machine for this machine’s system type, and if all
           other machines of that type are running the appropriate upclientbin

       -file <files to check>+
           Names each binary file to list.

       -dir <destination dir>
           Specifies the complete pathname of the local disk directory
           containing each file named by the -file argument. It is necessary
           only if the files are not in the /usr/lib/openafs directory.

       -cell <cell name>
           Names the cell in which to run the command. Do not combine this
           argument with the -localauth flag. For more details, see the bos(8)

           Assigns the unprivileged identity anonymous to the issuer. Do not
           combine this flag with the -localauth flag. For more details, see
           the bos(8) manpage.

           Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local
           /etc/openafs/server/KeyFile file. The bos command interpreter
           presents the ticket to the BOS Server during mutual authentication.
           Do not combine this flag with the -cell or -noauth options. For
           more details, see the bos(8) manpage.

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


       For each file specified with the -file argument, the output displays
       the time stamp on the current (unmarked), .BAK, and .OLD version. The
       output explicitly reports that a version does not exist, rather than
       simply omitting it.


       The following command examines the time stamps on the files with
       basename kaserver on the machine

          % bos getdate -server -file kaserver
          File /usr/lib/openafs/kaserver dated Mon Jan 4 10:00:36 1999.
          .BAK file dated Wed Dec 9 18:55:04 1998, no .OLD file.




       the KeyFile(5) manpage, the bos(8) manpage, the bos_install(8) manpage,
       the bos_prune(8) manpage, the bos_uninstall(8) manpage


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