The bos uninstall command replaces each binary file specified by the
-file argument with its ".BAK" version on the server machine named by
the -server argument, which is normally the binary distribution machine
for its CPU/operating system type. It also changes the extension on the
current ".OLD" version (if any) to ".BAK". Each binary file must reside
in the local /usr/lib/openafs directory unless the -dir argument names
an alternate directory.
To start using the reverted binary immediately, issue the bos restart
command. Otherwise, the BOS Server automatically restarts the process at
the time defined in the /etc/openafs/BosConfig file; use the bos
getrestart command to display the time and the bos setrestart time to
-server <machine name>
Indicates the binary distribution machine on which to revert to the
".BAK" version of binaries. Identify the machine by IP address or its
host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated unambiguously). For
details, see bos(8).
If the machine is not a binary distribution machine and is running an
"upclientbin" process, then the files are overwritten the next time the
"upclientbin" process fetches the corresponding file from the
distribution machine (by default within five minutes).
-file <files to uninstall>+
Names each binary file to replace with its ".BAK" version.
-dir <destinatino dir>
Provides the complete pathname of the local disk directory containing each
file named by the -file argument. It is necessary only if the binaries
are not in the /usr/lib/openafs directory.
-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 overwrites the /usr/lib/openafs/kaserver file
on the machine "fs4.abc.com" with its ".BAK" version, and the current
".BAK" version by the ".OLD" version.
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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