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       fs_setclientaddrs - Sets the client interfaces to register with the
       File Server


       fs setclientaddrs [-address <client network interfaces>+] [-help]

       fs setcl [-a <client network interfaces>+] [-h]

       fs sc [-a <client network interfaces>+] [-h]


       The fs setclientaddrs command defines the IP addresses of the
       interfaces that the local Cache Manager registers with a File Server
       when first establishing a connection to it.

       The File Server uses the addresses when it initiates a remote procedure
       call (RPC) to the Cache Manager (as opposed to responding to an RPC
       sent by the Cache Manager). There are two common circumstances in which
       the File Server initiates RPCs: when it breaks callbacks and when it
       pings the client machine to verify that the Cache Manager is still

       The list of interfaces specified with this command replaces the list
       that the Cache Manager constructs and records in kernel memory as it
       initializes. At that time, if the file /etc/openafs/NetInfo exists on
       the client machine’s local disk, the Cache Manager uses its contents as
       the basis for the list of interfaces addresses. If the file does not
       exist, the Cache Manager instead uses the network interfaces configured
       with the operating system. It then removes from the list any address
       included in the local /etc/openafs/NetRestrict file. It records the
       final list in kernel memory. (An administrator must create the NetInfo
       and NetRestrict files; there are no default versions of them.)

       If an RPC to that interface fails, the File Server simultaneously sends
       RPCs to all of the other interfaces in the list, to learn which of them
       are still available. Whichever interface replies first is the one to
       which the File Server then sends pings and RPCs to break callbacks.

       To list the interfaces that the Cache Manager is currently registering
       with File Servers, use the fs getclientaddrs command.


       The list specified with this command persists in kernel memory only
       until the client machine reboots. To preserve it across reboots, either
       list the interfaces in the local /etc/openafs/NetInfo file, or place
       the appropriate fs setclientaddrs command in the machine’s AFS
       initialization script.

       Changes made with this command do not propagate automatically to File
       Servers to which the Cache Manager has already established a
       connection. To force such File Servers to use the revised list, either
       reboot each file server machine, or change the NetInfo file and reboot
       the client machine.

       The fs command interpreter verifies that each of the addresses
       specified as a value for the -address argument is actually configured
       with the operating system on the client machine. If it is not, the
       command fails with an error message that marks the address as a
       "Nonexistent interface".


       -address <client network interfaces>+
           Specifies each IP address to place in the list of interfaces, in
           dotted decimal format. Hostnames are not acceptable. Separate each
           address with one or more spaces.

           Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options
           are ignored.


       The message

          Adding <interface>

       confirms that each new interface was added to the Cache Manager’s list.
       The address appears in hexadecimal format to match the notation used in
       the File Server log, /var/log/openafs/FileLog.


       The following example sets the two interfaces that the Cache Manager
       registers with File Servers.

          % fs setclientaddrs
          Adding 0xbfff6944
          Adding 0xbfff6c54


       The issuer must be logged in as the local superuser root.


       NetInfo(5), NetRestrict(5), fileserver(8), fs_getclientaddrs(1)


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