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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

fsirand(8)

Name

fsirand - install random inode generation numbers

Synopsis

fsirand [-p] special

Description

fsirand installs random inode generation numbers on all the inodes on device special, and also installs a file system ID in the superblock. This helps increase the security of file systems exported by NFS.

fsirand must be used only on an unmounted file system that has been checked with fsck(8) The only exception is that it can be used on the root file system in single-user mode, if the system is immediately re-booted afterwards.

Options

–p

Print out the generation numbers for all the inodes, but do not change the generation numbers.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/file-system/ufs

See Also

attributes(7), fsck(8)