NAME

bos_setcellname - Sets the cell's name in ThisCell and CellServDB [DEPRECATED]

SYNOPSIS

bos setcellname -server <machine name> -name <cell name> [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-principal <authentication principal> [-encrypt [<yes|no>]] [-config <configuration file>] [-help]

DESCRIPTION

The bos setcellname command establishes the cell's name and makes the server machine named by the -server argument a member of it, by recording the value of the -name argument in two files which it creates on the local disk:

CAUTIONS

Issue this command only when the installing the cell's first AFS server machine. The OpenAFS Quick Start Guide explains how to copy over the ThisCell and CellServDB files from this or another appropriate machine during installation of additional server machines.

Be sure to choose a satisfactory cell name when issuing this command, because changing a cell's name is very complicated. Consult the OpenAFS Administration Guide for advice on choosing a cell name.

OPTIONS

-server <machine name>

Indicates the server machine on which to set the cell name in the ThisCell and CellServDB file. It is always the first machine installed in a cell. Identify the machine by IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).

-name <cell name>

Defines the cell name, using standard Internet domain name format (the actual domain name is usually appropriate). Examples are example.com for the Example Corporation and example.org for the Example Organization. It must match the value of the -cell argument, if that is provided.

-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 command defines the cell name example.com in the ThisCell and CellServDB files on the machine fs1.example.com as it is installed as the cell's first server machine.

   % bos setcellname -server fs1.example.com -name example.com

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

Authorization checking is normally turned off during installation, which is the only recommended time to use this command; in this case no privilege is required. If authorization checking is turned on, the issuer must be listed in the /etc/yfs/server/UserListExt file on the machine named by the -server argument, or must be logged in as the local superuser root if the -localauth flag is included.

NOTES

This command is not supported by the AuriStor bosserver. It is provided for use with IBM AFS 3.6 and OpenAFS servers.

SEE ALSO

CellServDB(5), KeyFileExt(5), ThisCell(5), UserListExt(5), bos(8)

The OpenAFS Quick Start Guide at http://docs.openafs.org/QuickStartUnix/.

The OpenAFS Administration Guide at http://docs.openafs.org/AdminGuide/.

COPYRIGHT

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