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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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