|-server <machine name>||
Indicates the binary distribution machine on which to install the new
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 install>+||Specifies the complete pathname of each binary file to copy into the destination directory. Each source directory can be on the local disk or in AFS, in which case the issuer of the bos install command must have the necessary AFS access rights and the local machine must run the Cache Manager. For the BOS Server to create .BAK and .OLD versions, the last element in the pathname (the filename) must match the name of a file in the destination directory. bos_create(8) lists the standard binary file names.|
|-dir <destination dir>||Provides the complete pathname of the local disk directory in which to install binary files. It is necessary only if the destination directory is not /usr/local/libexec/openafs.|
|-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).|
|-noauth||Assigns the unprivileged identity anonymous to the issuer. Do not combine this flag with the -localauth flag. For more details, see bos(8).|
|-localauth||Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local /usr/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 bos(8).|
|-help||Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.|
The following command copies the file /afs/abc.com/rs_aix42/usr/local/libexec/openafs/vlserver to the file /usr/local/libexec/openafs/vlserver on the machine fs3.abc.com, which is the binary distribution machine for server machines running AIX 4.2 in the abc.com cell. The current version of the /usr/local/libexec/openafs/vlserver file is moved to /usr/local/libexec/openafs/vlserver.BAK.
% bos install -server fs3.abc.com \ -file /afs/abc.com/rs_aix42/usr/local/libexec/openafs/vlserver
The issuer must be listed in the /usr/local/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 included.
The bos install command cannot be run against servers which are in restricted mode.
BosConfig(5), KeyFile(5), UserList(5), bos(8), bos_getdate(8), bos_getrestart(8), bos_restart(8), bos_setrestart(8)
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