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BOS_SETCELLNAME(8)	     AFS Command Reference	    BOS_SETCELLNAME(8)

       bos_setcellname - Sets the cell's name in ThisCell and CellServDB

       bos setcellname -server <machine	name> -name <cell name>
	   [-cell <cell	name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-help]

       bos setc	-s <machine name> -n <cell name>
	   [-c <cell name>] [-n] [-l] [-h]

       The bos setcellname command establishes the cell's name and makes the
       server machine named by the -server argument a member of	it, by
       recording the value of the -name	argument in two	files which it creates
       on the local disk:

       o   /usr/local/etc/openafs/server/ThisCell

       o   /usr/local/etc/openafs/server/CellServDB. The cell name appears on
	   the first line in the file, preceded	by the required	">" symbol.
	   The machine name specified with the -server argument	appears	on the
	   second line along with its IP address as obtained from the cell's
	   naming service. The machine is thus designated as the cell's	first
	   database server machine.

       Issue this command only when the	installing the cell's first AFS	server
       machine.	The OpenAFS Quick Start	Guide explains how to copy over	the
       ThisCell	and CellServDB files from this or another appropriate machine
       during installation of additional server	machines.

       Be sure to choose a satisfactory	cell name when issuing this command,
       because changing	a cell's name is very complicated; for one thing, it
       requires	changing every password	in the Authentication Database.
       Consult the OpenAFS Administration Guide	for advice on choosing a cell

       -server <machine	name>
	   Indicates the server	machine	on which to set	the cell name in the
	   ThisCell and	CellServDB file. It is always the first	machine
	   installed in	a cell.	Identify the machine by	IP address or its host
	   name	(either	fully-qualified	or abbreviated unambiguously).	For
	   details, see	bos(8).

       -name <cell name>
	   Defines the cell name, using	standard Internet domain name format
	   (the	actual domain name is usually appropriate). Examples are
	   "" for the ABC Corporation and "" for the State
	   University. It must match the value of the -cell argument, if that
	   is provided.

       -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
	   /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).

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

       The following command defines the cell name "" in	the ThisCell
       and CellServDB files on the machine "" as it is installed as
       the cell's first	server machine.

	  % bos	setcellname -server	-name

       Authorization checking is normally turned off during installation,
       which is	the only recommended time to use this command; in this case no
       privilege is required. If authorization checking	is turned on, 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 in
       as the local superuser "root" if	the -localauth flag is included.

       CellServDB(5), KeyFile(5), ThisCell(5), UserList(5), bos(8)

       The OpenAFS Quick Start Guide at

       The OpenAFS Administration Guide	at

       IBM Corporation 2000. <> 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.

OpenAFS				  2016-12-14		    BOS_SETCELLNAME(8)


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