Set a retention period through a UNIX command line

You can specify when a file will be released from a WORM state through a UNIX command line.

Procedure

  1. Open a connection to any node in the Isilon cluster through a UNIX command line and log in.
  2. Set the retention period by modifying the access time of the file through the touch command.
    The following command sets an expiration date of June 1, 2015 for /ifs/data/test.txt:
    touch -at 201506010000 /ifs/data/test.txt