RESTARTD(8)                                                          RESTARTD(8)

       restartd - process checker and/or reloader

       Restartd is a daemon for checking running and not running processes. It
       reads the /proc directory every n seconds and does a POSIX regexp on the
       process names. You can execute a script or a program if the process is or
       is not running.

       For executing, restard uses system(3).

       For logging, restartd using syslog with LOG_INFO and LOG_ERR facilities.

       restartd follows the GNU command line syntax.

       -h, --help
              Displays a little help.

       -v, --version
              Show the version number and quit.

       -d, --debug
              Add very limited debugging.

       -i --interval
              The process check interval in seconds. The default is 20.

       -c --config
              Use a different configuration file instead of /etc/restartd.conf.

       -f --foreground
              Run restartd in foreground without detaching from the controlling

       This manual page was written by Tibor Koleszar <> and
       updated by Aurélien GÉRÔME <> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.

       Last modify: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 22:42:57 +0200

                                   14 Sep 2006                       RESTARTD(8)