The bos shutdown command stops, on the server machine named by the
-server argument, either
All of the currently running AFS server processes, except the BOS Server.
Only the processes specified by the -instance argument.
This command does not change a process's status flag in the
/etc/openafs/BosConfig file, but only in the BOS Server's memory. To
stop a process and change its BosConfig status flag, use the bos
stop command instead.
Once stopped with this command, a process does not run again until an
administrator starts it by using the bos start, bos startup, or
bos restart command, or until the BOS Server restarts (assuming that
the process's BosConfig status flag is "Run").
-server <machine name>
Indicates the server machine on which to stop processes. Identify the
machine by IP address or its host name (either fully-qualified or
abbreviated unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).
Names each process to stop. Use the process name assigned with the
-instance argument to the bos create command. The output from the
bos status command lists the names. Omit this argument to stop all
processes other than the BOS Server.
Delays the return of the command shell prompt until all processes actually
stop. If this argument is omitted, the prompt returns almost immediately
even if all processes are not stopped.
-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 stops all processes other than the BOS Server on the
% bos shutdown fs3.abc.com
The following command stops the "upserver" process (server portion of the
Update Server) on the machine "fs5.abc.com".
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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