fs_flush - Forces the Cache Manager to discard a cached file or directory
The fs flush
command removes from the cache all data and status
information associated with each specified file or directory. The next time an
application requests data from the flushed directory or file, the Cache
Manager fetches the most current version from a File Server, along with a new
callback (if necessary) and associated status information. This command has no
effect on two types of data:
- Data in application program buffers.
- Data that has been changed locally and written to the cache
but not yet written to the copy on the file server machine.
To flush all data in the cache that was fetched from the same volume as a
specified file or directory, use the fs flushvolume
command. To flush a
corrupted mount point, use the fs flushmount
- -path <dir/file path>+
- Names each file or directory to flush from the cache. If it
is a directory, only the directory element itself is flushed, not data
cached from files or subdirectories that reside in it. Partial pathnames
are interpreted relative to the current working directory, which is also
the default value if this argument is omitted.
- Prints the online help for this command. All other valid
options are ignored.
The following command flushes from the cache the file "projectnotes"
in the current working directory and all data from the subdirectory
% fs flush -path projectnotes ./plans/*
The issuer must have the "l" (lookup) permission on the ACL of the
root directory of the volume that houses the file or directory named by the
argument, and on the ACL of each directory that precedes it in
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