NAME

bos_setrestart - Sets when the BOS Server restarts processes [DEPRECATED]

SYNOPSIS

bos setrestart -server <machine name> -time <time to restart server> [-general] [-newbinary] [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-principal <authentication principal> [-encrypt [<yes|no>]] [-config <configuration file>] [-help]

DESCRIPTION

The bos setrestart command records in the /etc/yfs/server/BosConfig file the times at which the BOS Server running on the server machine named by the -server argument performs two types of restarts:

CAUTIONS

Restarting a process makes it unavailable for a period of time. The default settings are designed to coincide with periods of low usage, so that the restarts disturb the smallest possible number of users.

If the setting specified with the -time argument is within one hour of the current time, the BOS Server does not restart any processes until the next applicable opportunity (the next day for binary restarts, or the next week for general restarts).

The command changes only one type of restart setting at a time; issue the command twice to change both settings.

OPTIONS

-server <machine name>

Indicates the server machine on which to set a new restart time. Identify the machine by IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).

-time <time to restart server>

Specifies the restart time. By convention the general restart is defined as weekly (specifies both a day and a time), and the binary restart is defined as daily (specifies only a time). However, it is acceptable to define a daily general restart or weekly binary restart.

There are four acceptable values for either type of restart setting:

If desired, precede a time or day and time definition with the string every or at. These words do not change the meaning, but possibly make the output of the bos getrestart command easier to understand.

-general

Sets the general restart time.

-newbinary

Sets the binary restart time.

-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/KeyFileEx 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 sets the general restart time on the machine fs4.example.com to Saturday at 3:30 am.

   % bos setrestart -server fs4.example.com -time "sat 3:30" -general

The following command sets the binary restart time on the machine fs6.example.com to 11:45 pm.

   % bos setrestart -server fs6.example.com -time 23:45 -newbinary

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

BosConfig(5), KeyFileExt(5), UserListExt(5), bos(8), bos_getrestart(8), bos_restart(8)

COPYRIGHT

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