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bos_delete - Deletes a server process from the BosConfig file
bos delete -server <machine name>
-instance <server process name>+ [-cell <cell name>]
[-noauth] [-localauth] [-help]
bos d -s <machine name> -i <server process name>+
[-c <cell name>] [-n] [-l] [-h]
The bos delete command removes the /etc/openafs/BosConfig entry for
each process indicated by the -instance argument, on the server machine
named by the -server argument.
Before issuing this command, issue the bos stop command to stop the
process and set its status flag in the BosConfig file to "NotRun". The
bos delete command fails with an error message if a process's status
flag is "Run".
-server <machine name>
Indicates the server machine on which to delete the server process
entry from the /etc/openafs/BosConfig file. Identify the machine by
IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated
unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).
-instance <server process name>+
Names each process to delete. Use the name assigned with the
-instance argument to the bos create command; process names appear
in the output of the bos status command.
-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 following command removes the buserver, kaserver, ptserver, and
vlserver entries from the BosConfig file on "db3.abc.com", a database
server machine being decommissioned.
% bos delete -server db3.abc.com \
-instance buserver kaserver ptserver vlserver
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 bos delete command cannot be run against servers which are in
BosConfig(5), KeyFile(5), UserList(5), bos(8), bos_create(8),
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