bos_delete - Deletes a server process from the BosConfig file
bos delete -server <machine name> -instance <server process name>+ [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-principal <authentication principal> [-encrypt [<yes|no>]] [-verbose] [-config <configuration file>] [-help]
The bos delete command removes the /etc/yfs/server/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
The bos delete command fails with an error message if a process's status flag is
Indicates the server machine on which to delete the server process entry from the /etc/yfs/server/BosConfig file. Identify the machine by IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).
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.
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,
Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local /etc/yfs/server/KeyFileExt 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).
Indicates the principal to be used for authentication. This option can be useful when several credentials caches are available for different principals.
Enables or disables encryption for the command so that the operation's results are not transmitted across the network in clear text.
Produces on the standard output stream a detailed trace of the command's execution. If this argument is omitted, only warnings and error messages appear.
Sets the location of the configuration file to be used. The default file is /etc/yfs/yfs-client.conf.
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.
The following command removes the buserver,
and vlserver entries from the BosConfig file on
a database server machine being decommissioned.
% bos delete -server db3.example.com \ -instance buserver ptserver vlserver
The issuer must be listed in the /etc/yfs/server/UserListExt file on the machine named by the -server argument, or must be logged onto a server with an account capable of reading the /etc/yfs/server/KeyFileExt file if the -localauth flag is included.
The bos delete command cannot be run against servers which are in restricted mode.
BosConfig(5), KeyFileExt(5), UserListExt(5), bos(8), bos_create(8), bos_status(8)
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