The bos adduser command adds each user name specified with the -user
argument to the /etc/openafs/server/UserList file on the machine named by the
-server argument. It is the issuer's responsibility to verify that an
entry for the user exists in the Authentication and Protection Databases.
-server <machine name>
Indicates the server machine on which to change the
/etc/openafs/server/UserList 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/openafs/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
-user <user names>+
Specifies each user name to insert into the /etc/openafs/server/UserList 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).
Assigns the unprivileged identity "anonymous" to the issuer. Do not
combine this flag with the -localauth flag. For more details, see
Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local
/etc/openafs/server/KeyFile 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
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are
The following command adds the user names "pat" and "smith" to the
/etc/openafs/server/UserList file on the machine "fs1.abc.com" (the system
% bos adduser -server fs1.abc.com -user pat smith
The issuer must be listed in the /etc/openafs/server/UserList file on the
machine named by the -server argument, or must be logged onto a server
machine as the local superuser "root" if the -localauth flag is
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