1. Closing a Host
# badmin hclose hostid Close hostid ...... done
2. Opening a Host
# badmin hopen hostid Open hostid ...... done
3. Log a comment when closing or opening a host
# badmin hopen -C "Re-Provisioned" hostA
# badmin hclose -C "Weekly backup" hostB
The comment text Weekly backup is recorded in lsb.events. If you close or open a host group, each host group member displays with the same comment string.