NAME

bos_removeuser - Removes a privileged user from the UserListExt file

SYNOPSIS

bos removeuser -server <machine name> -user <user names>+ [-type <superuser|reader>] [-rxkad] [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-principal <authentication principal> [-encrypt [<yes|no>]] [-config <configuration file>] [-help]

DESCRIPTION

The bos removeuser command removes each user name specified with the -user argument from the /etc/yfs/server/UserListExt file on the machine named by the -server argument.

OPTIONS

-server <machine name>

Indicates the server machine on which to change the /etc/yfs/server/UserListExt file. Identify the machine by IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).

In cells that use the Update Server to distribute the contents of the /etc/yfs/server directory, it is conventional to specify only the system control machine as a value for the -server argument. Otherwise, repeat the command for each file server machine. For further discussion, see bos(8).

-user <user names>+

Specifies each user name to remove.

-rxkad

Indicates that the specified user names are rxkad names.

-type superuser|reader

Indicates the type of user to be removed. Users are removed from the /etc/yfs/server/UserListExt file if the superuser type is specified or if this option is not present. If the type is reader the users are removed to the /etc/yfs/server/ReaderList file.

-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/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).

-principal <authentication principal>

Indicates the principal to be used for authentication. This option can be useful when several credentials caches are available for different principals.

-encrypt [<yes|no>]

Enables or disables encryption for the command so that the operation's results are not transmitted across the network in clear text.

-config <configuration file>

Sets the location of the configuration file to be used. The default file is /etc/yfs/yfs-client.conf.

-help

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

EXAMPLES

The following example removes the users pat and jones from the UserListExt file on the system control machine fs1.example.com.

   % bos removeuser -server fs1.example.com -user pat jones

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

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.

SEE ALSO

KeyFileExt(5), UserListExt(5), bos(8), bos_addkey(8), bos_listkeys(8)

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