conmand

CONMAND(8)                           LLNL                           CONMAND(8)



NAME
       conmand - ConMan daemon


SYNOPSIS
       conmand [OPTION]...


DESCRIPTION
       conmand is the daemon responsible for managing consoles defined by its
       configuration file as well as listening for connections from clients.


OPTIONS
       -c file
              Specify a configuration file, overriding the default location
              [/etc/conman.conf].

       -h     Display a summary of the command-line options.

       -k     Send a SIGTERM to the conmand process associated with the
              specified configuration, thereby killing the daemon.  Returns 0
              if the daemon was successfully signaled; otherwise, returns 1.

       -L     Display license information.

       -p port
              Specify the port on which conmand will listen for clients,
              overriding both the default port [7890] and the port specified
              in the configuration file.

       -q     Displays the PID of the conmand process associated with the
              specified configuration if it appears active.  Returns 0 if the
              configuration appears active; otherwise, returns 1.

       -r     Send a SIGHUP to the conmand process associated with the
              specified configuration, thereby re-opening both that daemon's
              log file and individual console log files.  Returns 0 if the
              daemon was successfully signaled; otherwise, returns 1.

       -v     Enable verbose mode.

       -V     Display version information.

       -z     Truncate both the daemon's log file and individual console log
              files at start-up.


SIGNALS
       SIGHUP      Close and re-open both the daemon's log file and the
                   individual console log files.  Conversion specifiers within
                   filenames will be re-evaluated.  This is useful for
                   logrotate configurations.

       SIGTERM     Terminate the daemon.


SECURITY
       The client/server communications are not yet encrypted.


NOTES
       Log messages are sent to standard-error until after the configuration
       file has been read, at which time future messages are discarded unless
       either the logfile or syslog keyword has been specified (cf,
       conman.conf(5)).

       If the configuration file is modified while the daemon is running and a
       pidfile was not originally specified, the '-k' and '-r' options may be
       unable to identify the daemon process; consequently, the appropriate
       signal may need to be sent to the daemon manually.


AUTHOR
       Chris Dunlap <cdunlap@llnl.gov>


COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2001-2006 by the Regents of the University of California.
       Produced at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  UCRL-
       CODE-2002-009.

       ConMan is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
       the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
       Software Foundation.


SEE ALSO
       conman(1), conman.conf(5).

       The ConMan FTP site:
         ftp://ftp.llnl.gov/pub/linux/conman/

       The ConMan Web page:
         http://www.llnl.gov/linux/conman/



conman-0.1.9.2                    2006-06-26                        CONMAND(8)