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       bos uninstall - Reverts to the former version of a process’s binary


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

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


       The bos uninstall command replaces each binary file specified by the
       -file argument with its .BAK version on the server machine named by the
       -server argument, which is normally the binary distribution machine for
       its CPU/operating system type. It also changes the extension on the
       current .OLD version (if any) to .BAK. Each binary file must reside in
       the local /usr/lib/openafs directory unless the -dir argument names an
       alternate directory.

       To start using the reverted binary immediately, issue the bos restart
       command. Otherwise, the BOS Server automatically restarts the process
       at the time defined in the /etc/openafs/BosConfig file; use the bos
       getrestart command to display the time and the bos setrestart time to
       set it.


       -server <machine name>
           Indicates the binary distribution machine on which to revert to the
           .BAK version of binaries. Identify the machine by IP address or its
           host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously).
           For details, see the bos(8) manpage.

           If the machine is not a binary distribution machine and is running
           an upclientbin process, then the files are overwritten the next
           time the upclientbin process fetches the corresponding file from
           the distribution machine (by default within five minutes).

       -file <files to uninstall>+
           Names each binary file to replace with its .BAK version.

       -dir <destinatino dir>
           Provides the complete pathname of the local disk directory
           containing each file named by the -file argument. It is necessary
           only if the binaries 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.


       The following example command overwrites the /usr/lib/openafs/kaserver
       file on the machine with its .BAK version, and the current
       .BAK version by the .OLD version.

          % bos uninstall -server -file kaserver


       The issuer must be listed in the /etc/openafs/server/UserList file on
       the machine named by the -server argument, or must be logged onto a
       server machine as the local superuser root if the -localauth flag is


       the BosConfig(5) manpage, the KeyFile(5) manpage, the UserList(5)
       manpage, the bos(8) manpage, the bos_getrestart(8) manpage, the
       bos_restart(8) manpage, the bos_setrestart(8) manpage, the upclient(8)


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