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|BOS_APROPOS(8)||AFS Command Reference||BOS_APROPOS(8)|
bos_apropos - Displays each help entry containing a keyword string
bos apropos -topic <help string> [-help]
bos ap -t <help string> [-h]
The bos apropos command displays the first line of the online help entry for any bos command that has in its name or short description the string specified by the -topic argument.
To display the syntax for a command, use the bos help command.
- -topic <help string>
- Specifies the keyword string to match, in lowercase letters only. If the string is more than a single word, surround it with double quotes ("") or other delimiters.
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.
The first line of a command's online help entry names it and briefly describes its function. This command displays the first line for any bos command where the string specified with the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.
The following command lists all bos commands that include the word "restart" in their names or short descriptions:
% bos apropos restart getrestart: get restart times restart: restart all processes setrestart: set restart times
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