The bos stop command sets the status flag for each process specified
with the -instance argument to "NotRun" in the
/etc/openafs/BosConfig file on the server machine named by the
-server argument, then stops it.
To stop a process without changing its BosConfig status flag, use the
bos shutdown command instead.
-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).
-instance <server process name>+
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.
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 example command stops the upserver and runntp
processes on the machine "fs7.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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