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bos_getrestart - Displays the automatic restart times for server
bos getrestart -server <machine name> [-cell <cell name>]
[-noauth] [-localauth] [-help]
bos getr -s <machine name> [-c <cell name>] [-n]
The bos getrestart command displays two restart times from the
/etc/openafs/BosConfig file on the server machine named by the -server
· The general restart time at which the BOS Server process
automatically restarts itself and all processes marked with status
"Run" in the BosConfig file. The default is Sunday at 4:00 a.m.
· The binary restart time at which the BOS Server automatically
restarts any process for which the time stamp on the binary file in
the /usr/lib/openafs directory is later than the last restart time
for the process. The default is 5:00 a.m. Use the bos getdate
command to list a binary file’s timestamp, and the -long flag to
the bos status command to display a process’s most recent restart
Use the bos setrestart command to set the restart times.
-server <machine name>
Indicates the server machine for which to display the restart
times. Identify the machine by IP address or its host name (either
fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see
-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 bos(8).
Assigns the unprivileged identity "anonymous" to the issuer. Do not
combine this flag with the -localauth flag. For more details, see
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 bos(8).
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options
The output consists of two lines:
Server <machine_name> restarts at <time>
Server <machine_name> restarts for new binaries at <time>
Possible values for <time> include:
· "never", indicating that the BOS Server never performs that type of
· "now", indicating that the BOS Server performs that type of restart
only each time it restarts.
· A specified day and time, indicating that the BOS Server performs
that type of restart once per week. Example: "sun 4:00 am".
· A specified time, indicating that the BOS Server performs that type
of restart once per day. Examples: "11:00 pm", "3:00 am".
The following example displays the restart times for the machine
% bos getrestart db2.abc.com
Server db2.abc.com restarts at sun 4:00 am
Server db2.abc.com restarts for new binaries at 2:15 am
In the following example, the issuer abbreviates the machine name
"fs1.abc.com" to "fs1", relying on the cell’s name server to resolve
the name. The output echoes the abbreviated form.
% bos getrestart fs1
Server fs1 restarts at sat 5:00 am
Server fs1 restarts for new binaries at 11:30 pm
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