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rmfdmn(8)						      System Manager's Manual							 rmfdmn(8)

NAME
rmfdmn - removes a file domain SYNOPSIS
/sbin/rmfdmn [-f] domain OPTIONS
Turns off the message prompt. OPERANDS
Specifies the name of an existing file domain. DESCRIPTION
Use the rmfdmn utility to remove an existing, but unused, file domain and all its filesets from the system. When you remove a file domain: The file domain and its filesets are destroyed The directory entry for the file domain in the /etc/fdmns file is deleted AdvFS volumes which were assigned to the file domain are relabeled as unused Before attempting to remove a file domain, unmount all filesets and clone filesets from the domain using the umount command. If you attempt to remove a file domain that has mounted filesets or clone filesets, the system does not remove the file domain. Instead, it dis- plays an error message indicating that a fileset is mounted. For each file domain you attempt to remove, a prompt similar to the following is displayed: rmfdmn accounts_dmn rmfdmn: remove domain accounts_dmn? [yes/no] If you answer n, the file domain remains. If you answer y, it is removed. The default is n, the file domain remains. The -f option is useful for scripts when you do not want to be queried for each file domain. If you choose the -f option, no message prompt is displayed. The rmfdmn command operates as if you responded yes to the prompt. RESTRICTIONS
You must be the root user to use this command. To remove a domain, all filesets and clone filesets must be unmounted. The rmfdmn command can leave a partially-removed domain in the /etc/fdmns directory, for example, should there be a system failure during the remove operation. If this happens, the remnants of the removed domain are put in the /etc/fdmns directory as a file with a name in this format: rmfdmn.domain_name.processid. If you interrupt the rmfdmn command or there is a system failure during its operation, check the /etc/fdmns directory for domain names in this format and use the rmfdmn command to delete them. However, if a partially-removed domain has been in the /etc/fdmns directory for some time, it can be risky to remove it with the rmfdmn command: the partitions might have been put back into use and deleting them would make them unusable. [The rmfdmn command puts an unused option in the fstype field of the disk label when it removes disks.] In this case, use the rm -r command to remove the partially-recovered domain. Unlike the rmfdmn command, the rm command does not alter the fstype field of the disk label. EXAMPLES
The following example removes the accounts_dmn file domain. In this example, the accounts_dmn#credit_fs fileset is mounted on the /mnt3 directory and must be unmounted. When the verification prompt for removing the accounts_dmn is displayed, yes is selected. # umount /mnt3 # rmfdmn accounts_dmn # rmfdmn: remove domain accounts_dmn? [yes/no] # rmfdmn: domain accounts_dmn removed FILES
Contains file domain names and devices. SEE ALSO
mkfdmn(8), advfs(4), showfdmn(8), mount(8) rmfdmn(8)

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rmfset(8)						      System Manager's Manual							 rmfset(8)

NAME
rmfset - Removes a fileset or a clone fileset from an AdvFS file domain SYNOPSIS
/sbin/rmfset [-f] domain fileset OPTIONS
Turns off the message prompt. OPERANDS
Specifies the name of an existing AdvFS file domain. Specifies the name of the fileset to be removed from the specified file domain. DESCRIPTION
The rmfset command removes a fileset (and all of its files) from an existing AdvFS file domain. Unless you use the -f option, you are prompted with the following request before a fileset is removed: rmfset: remove fileset <filesetname>? [y/n] If you answer n, the fileset is not removed. If you answer y, the fileset is removed. The -f option is useful for scripts or when you do not want to be queried about each fileset. If you choose the -f option, no prompts are displayed. The rmfset command operates as if you responded yes to the prompt. Unmount a fileset before removing it with the rmfset command. RESTRICTIONS
A fileset or clone fileset cannot be removed with this command if it is mounted. A fileset that has a clone fileset cannot be removed with this command until the clone fileset has been removed. You must be the root user to use this command. An rmfset operation can hang if you attempt to remove a fileset and the target AdvFS domain is experiencing heavy I/O. To work around the restriction, avoid using the utility on busy AdvFS domains. EXAMPLES
The following example deletes the test_fset fileset from the test_domain file domain. In this example, the test_fset fileset is mounted on the /mnt3 directory: # umount /mnt3 # rmfset test_domain test_fset rmfset: remove fileset test_fset? [y/n] y # SEE ALSO
Commands: mkfset(8), showfdmn(8), showfsets(8), mount(8) Functions: advfs_rmfset(3) File Formats: advfs(4) rmfset(8)
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