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NAME

       bos_exec - Executes a command on a remote server machine

SYNOPSIS

       bos exec -server <machine name> -cmd <command to execute>
           [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-help]

       bos e -s <machine name> -cm <command to execute>
           [-ce <cell name>] [-n] [-l] [-h]

DESCRIPTION

       The bos exec command executes the indicated command on the file server machine named by
       the -server argument. Its intended use is to reboot the machine, using the /sbin/reboot
       command or equivalent.

OPTIONS

       -server <machine name>
           Indicates the server machine on which to execute the command.  Identify the machine by
           IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For
           details, see bos(8).

       -cmd <command to execute>
           Specifies the complete local disk pathname of the command to execute (for example,
           /sbin/reboot). Surround this argument with double quotes ("") if the command contains
           one or more spaces.

       -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).

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

       -localauth
           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).

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

EXAMPLES

       The following command reboots the machine "fs2.abc.com". The issuer has previously issued
       the bos shutdown command to shutdown all processes cleanly.

          % bos exec -server fs2.abc.com -cmd /sbin/shutdown -r now

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

       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 included.

       The bos exec command is not available on servers running in restricted mode.

SEE ALSO

       bos(8)

COPYRIGHT

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