Command: ubos-admin read-configuration-from-staff



To see the supported options, invoke ubos-admin read-configuration-from-staff --help.

This command must be run as root (sudo ubos-admin read-configuration-from-staff).


This command will attempt to read an attached UBOS Staff and configure the device based on information found there.

Based on the provided options, the command may read from a particular USB device, or attempt to automatically determine which attached USB device is a suitable UBOS Staff device.

This command is also performed automatically upon boot, unless disabled by setting ubos.readstaffonboot to false like this in file /etc/ubos/config.json:

"ubos" : {
     "readstaffonboot" : false

The following information is currently read from the UBOS Staff:

  • from directory shepherd/ssh, file will be used as the an authorized key for remote ssh access by the shepherd Linux user on the Device.

  • from directory site-templates: Site JSON files to be deployed on the Device.

Additional information may be read from the UBOS Staff in the future.

See also: