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|BACKUP_ADDHOST(8)||AFS Command Reference||BACKUP_ADDHOST(8)|
backup_addhost - Adds a Tape Coordinator entry to the Backup Database
-tapehost <tape machine name>
[-portoffset <TC port offset>]
[-localauth] [-cell <cell name>] [-help]
-t <tape machine name>
[-p <TC port offset>]
[-l] [-c <cell name>] [-h]
The backup addhost command creates a Tape Coordinator entry in the Backup Database. The entry records
- The host name of the Tape Coordinator machine where the Tape Coordinator (butc) process runs, as specified with the -tapehost argument.
- The Tape Coordinator's port offset number, as specified with the -portoffset argument. An entry for the port offset must also appear in the /var/lib/openafs/backup/tapeconfig file on the Tape Coordinator machine, where it is mapped to a UNIX device name (for a tape device) or pathname (for a backup data file).
Each Tape Coordinator must have its own port offset number, and the command fails if a Backup Database entry already exists for the requested port offset number. To display existing Tape Coordinator entries, use the backup listhosts command.
- -tapehost <tape machine name>
- Specifies the fully-qualified hostname of the machine for which to create a Tape Coordinator entry in the Backup Database. The machine must have an entry in either the cell's naming service (such as the Domain Name Service) or the host file (/etc/hosts or equivalent) on the machine where the command is issued.
- -portoffset <TC port offset>
- Specifies the Tape Coordinator's port offset number. Provide an integer from the range 0 through 58510, or omit this argument to use the default value of 0 (zero). The value must match the port offset number recorded for the same combination of Tape Coordinator and tape device or file in the /var/lib/openafs/backup/tapeconfig file on the Tape Coordinator machine named by the -tapehost argument.
- Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local /etc/openafs/server/KeyFile file. The backup command interpreter presents it to the Backup Server, Volume Server and VL Server during mutual authentication. Do not combine this flag with the -cell argument. For more details, see backup(8).
- -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 backup(8).
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.
The following command creates an entry in the Backup Database that assigns port offset number 4 to a Tape Coordinator running on the machine "backup1.example.com":
% backup addhost -tapehost backup1.example.com -portoffset 4
The following command creates a Backup Database entry that assigns port offset number 0 to a Tape Coordinator on the machine "backup3.example.com":
% backup addhost backup3.example.com
The issuer must be listed in the /etc/openafs/server/UserList file on every machine where the Backup Server is running, or must be logged onto a server machine as the local superuser "root" if the -localauth flag is included.
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