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       bos_removehost - Removes a database server machine from the CellServDB


       bos removehost -server <machine name> -host <host name>+
           [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-help]

       bos removeh -s <machine name> -ho <host name>+
           [-c <cell name>] [-n] [-l] [-he]


       The bos removehost command removes the entry for each database server
       machine specified with the -host argument from the
       /etc/openafs/server/CellServDB file on the server machine named by the
       -server argument.


       After executing this command (and waiting for the Update Server to
       propagate the changes, if it is used), restart the database server
       processes on all database server machines to force election of a quorum
       that includes the new set of machines listed in the
       /etc/openafs/server/CellServDB file. The IBM AFS Quick Beginnings
       explains in more detail how to add and remove database server machines.


       -server <machine name>
           Indicates the server machine on which to change the
           /etc/openafs/server/CellServDB file. Identify the machine by IP
           address or its host name (either fully-qualified or abbreviated
           unambiguously). For details, see bos(8).

           In cells that use the Update Server to distribute the contents of
           the /etc/openafs/server directory, it is conventional to specify
           only the system control machine as a value for the -server
           argument. Otherwise, repeat the command for each file server
           machine. For further discussion, see bos(8).

       -host <host name>+
           Specifies the fully-qualified host name (such as "") of
           each database server machine to remove from the CellServDB file.

       -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 bos(8).

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


       The following command removes the former database server machine
       "" from the CellServDB file on the system control machine

          % bos removehost -server -host


       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


       KeyFile(5), UserList(5), bos(8), bos_addhost(8), bos_listhosts(8)

       IBM AFS Quick Beginnings


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