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UPSERVER(8)		     AFS Command Reference		   UPSERVER(8)

       upserver	- Initializes the server portion of the	Update Server

       upserver	[<directory>+] [-crypt <directory>+]
	   [-clear <directory>+] [-auth	<directory>+] [-help]

       The upserver command initializes	the server portion of the Update
       Server (the "upserver" process).	In the conventional configuration, its
       binary file is located in the /usr/local/libexec/openafs	directory on a
       file server machine.

       The upserver command is not normally issued at the command shell	prompt
       but rather placed into a	file server machine's
       /usr/local/etc/openafs/BosConfig	file with the bos create command. If
       it is ever issued at the	command	shell prompt, the issuer must be
       logged onto a database server machine as	the local superuser "root".

       The upserver command specifies which of the directories on the local
       disk are	eligible for distribution in response to requests from the
       client portion of the Update Server (the	upclient process) running on
       other machines. If no directories are specified,	the upserver process
       distributes the contents	of any directory on its	local disk.

       The upserver process can	distribute a directory's contents in encrypted
       or unencrypted form. By default,	it does	not use	encryption unless an
       upclient	process	requests it (this default is equivalent	to setting the
       -clear flag). When the -crypt flag is provided, the upserver process
       only fulfills requests for encrypted transfer.

       The upclient and	upserver processes always mutually authenticate,
       whether or not the data they pass is encrypted; they use	the key	with
       the highest key version number in the
       /usr/local/etc/openafs/server/KeyFile file to construct a server	ticket
       for mutual authentication.

       This command does not use the syntax conventions	of the AFS command
       suites. Provide the command name	and all	option names in	full.

       Do not use the Update Server to distribute the contents of the
       /usr/local/etc/openafs/server directory without the -crypt flag.	 The
       contents	of this	directory are sensitive.

	   Names each directory	to distribute in unencrypted form (because
	   they	appear before the first	-crypt or -clear flag on the command
	   line). If this argument is omitted, all directories on the
	   machine's local disk	are eligible for distribution.

       -crypt <directory>+
	   Precedes a list of one or more directories that the upserver
	   process distributes only in encrypted form.

       -clear <directory>+
	   Precedes a list of one or more directories that the upserver
	   process distributes in unencrypted form unless the upclient process
	   requests them in encrypted form. Use	this argument only if a	list
	   of directories headed by the	-crypt flag precedes it	on the command

       -auth <directory>+
	   Precedes a list of one or more directories which the	upserver
	   process distributes using a form of encryption that is intermediate
	   in complexity and security between the unencrypted and encrypted
	   levels set by the -clear and	-crypt arguments. Do not use this
	   argument, because the upclient process does not have	a
	   corresponding argument that it can use to request data transfer at
	   this	level.

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

       The following example bos create	command	defines	and starts an upserver
       process on the host machine "". The last parameter (enclosed
       in quotes) instructs the	upserver process to distribute the contents of
       the /usr/local/libexec/openafs directory	in unencrypted form and	the
       contents	of the /usr/local/etc/openafs/server directory in encrypted

	  % bos	create	-server -instance upserver -type simple \
	      -cmd "/usr/local/libexec/openafs/upserver	/usr/local/libexec/openafs -crypt /usr/local/etc/openafs/server"

       The issuer must be logged in as the superuser "root" on a file server
       machine to issue	the command at a command shell prompt. It is
       conventional instead to create and start	the process by issuing the bos
       create command.

       BosConfig(5), bos_create(8), upclient(8)

       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			   UPSERVER(8)


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