GSP
Quick Navigator

Search Site

Unix VPS
A - Starter
B - Basic
C - Preferred
D - Commercial
MPS - Dedicated
Previous VPSs
* Sign Up! *

Support
Contact Us
Online Help
Handbooks
Domain Status
Man Pages

FAQ
Virtual Servers
Pricing
Billing
Technical

Network
Facilities
Connectivity
Topology Map

Miscellaneous
Server Agreement
Year 2038
Credits
 

USA Flag

 

 

Man Pages


Manual Reference Pages  -  VOS_UNLOCK (1)

.ds Aq ’

NAME

vos_unlock - Unlocks a single VLDB entry

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

vos unlock -id <volume name or ID>
[-cell <cell name>]
[-noauth] [-localauth]
[-verbose] [-encrypt] [-noresolve] [-help]

vos unlock -i <volume name or ID>
[-c <cell name>]
[-noa] [-l] [-v] [-e] [-nor] [-h]

DESCRIPTION

The vos unlock command releases the lock on the Volume Location Database (VLDB) entry for the indicated volume.

CAUTIONS

Do not user this command under normal circumstances.

It is useful if the VLDB entry is locked but there is no reason to suspect inconsistency within the volume or between it and the VLDB. Note that it is possible to list information from locked VLDB entries, even though they cannot be manipulated in other ways.

The vos unlockvldb command unlocks several VLDB entries at once, or even the entire VLDB. The vos lock command locks a VLDB entry so that no one else can perform an action that requires writing the VLDB.

OPTIONS

-id <volume name or ID> Specifies either the complete name or volume ID number of a volume of any of the three types.
-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 vos(1).
-noauth Assigns the unprivileged identity anonymous to the issuer. Do not combine this flag with the -localauth flag. For more details, see vos(1).
-localauth Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local /usr/local/etc/openafs/server/KeyFile file. The vos command interpreter presents it to the Volume Server and Volume Location Server during mutual authentication. Do not combine this flag with the -cell argument or -noauth flag. For more details, see vos(1).
-verbose Produces on the standard output stream a detailed trace of the command’s execution. If this argument is omitted, only warnings and error messages appear.
-encrypt Encrypts the command so that the operation’s results are not transmitted across the network in clear text. This option is available in OpenAFS versions 1.4.11 or later and 1.5.60 or later.
-noresolve Shows all servers as IP addresses instead of the DNS name. This is very useful when the server address is registered as 127.0.0.1 or when dealing with multi-homed servers. This option is available in OpenAFS versions 1.4.8 or later and 1.5.35 or later.
-help Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.

EXAMPLES

The following example unlocks the VLDB entry for the volume user.terry.



   % vos unlock user.terry



PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

The issuer must be listed in the /usr/local/etc/openafs/server/UserList file on the machine specified with the -server argument and on each database server machine. If the -localauth flag is included, the issuer must instead be logged on to a server machine as the local superuser root.

SEE ALSO

vos(1), vos_lock(1), vos_unlockvldb(1)

COPYRIGHT

IBM Corporation 2000. <http://www.ibm.com/> All Rights Reserved.

This documentation is covered by the IBM Public License Version 1.0. It was converted from HTML to POD by software written by Chas Williams and Russ Allbery, based on work by Alf Wachsmann and Elizabeth Cassell.

Search for    or go to Top of page |  Section 1 |  Main Index


OpenAFS VOS_UNLOCK (1) 2015-10-28

Powered by GSP Visit the GSP FreeBSD Man Page Interface.
Output converted with manServer 1.07.