NAME

bos_start - Starts a process after setting its status flag

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

The bos start command sets the status flag for each process specified by the -instance argument to Run in the /etc/yfs/server/BosConfig file and in the BOS Server's memory on the server machine named by the -server argument, then starts it. If the process is already running, the command's only effect is to guarantee that the status flag is Run; it does not restart the process.

To start a process without changing its status flag in the BosConfig file, use the bos startup command instead.

OPTIONS

-server <machine name>

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

-instance <server process name>+

Names each process to start. Use the process name assigned with the -instance argument to the bos create command. The output from the bos status command lists the names.

-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 changes the status flag for the upclientbin and upclientetc processes to Run in the BosConfig file on the machine fs6.example.com and starts them running.

   % bos start -server fs6.example.com -instance upclientbin upclientetc

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_create(8), bos_startup(8), bos_status(8)

COPYRIGHT

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