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RPCINFO

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Index
BSD mandoc
 

NAME

rpcinfo - report RPC information 

SYNOPSIS

rpcinfo-p[host]
rpcinfo[-n portnum]-u hostprogram[version]
rpcinfo[-n portnum]-t host program[version]
rpcinfo-bprogram version
rpcinfo-dprogram version 

DESCRIPTION

rpcinfomakes anRPCcall to anRPCserver and reports what it finds. 

OPTIONS

-p
Probe the portmapper onhost and print a list of all registeredRPCprograms. Ifhostis not specified, it defaults to the value returned byhostname(1).
-u
Make anRPCcall to procedure 0 ofprogramon the specifiedhostusingUDP and report whether a response was received.
-t
Make anRPCcall to procedure 0 ofprogramon the specifiedhostusingTCP and report whether a response was received.
-n
Useportnumas the port number for the-tand-uoptions instead of the port number given by the portmapper.
-b
Make anRPCbroadcast to procedure 0 of the specifiedprogramandversionusingUDPand report all hosts that respond.
-d
Delete registration for theRPCservice of the specifiedprogramandversion This option can be exercised only by the super-user.

Theprogramargument can be either a name or a number.

If aversionis specified,rpcinfoattempts to call that version of the specifiedprogram Otherwise,rpcinfoattempts to find all the registered versionnumbers for the specifiedprogramby calling version 0 (which is presumed notto exist; if it does exist,rpcinfoattempts to obtain this information by callingan extremely high versionnumber instead) and attempts to call each registered version.Note: the version number is required for-band-doptions. 

EXAMPLES

To show all of theRPCservices registered on the local machine use:

example% rpcinfo -p

To show all of theRPCservices registered on the machine namedklaxonuse:

example% rpcinfo -p klaxon

To show all machines on the local net that are running the Yellow Pagesservice use:

example% rpcinfo -b ypserv 'version' | uniq

where 'version' is the current Yellow Pages version obtained from theresults of the-pswitch above.

To delete the registration for version 1 of thewalldservice use:

example% rpcinfo -d walld 1
 

SEE ALSO

rpc(5),portmap(8)
"RPC Programming Guide"
 

BUGS

In releases prior to SunOS 3.0, the Network File System (NFS) did notregister itself with the portmapper;rpcinfocannot be used to makeRPCcalls to theNFSserver on hosts running such releases.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
BUGS

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