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WICKEDD

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 16 July 2012
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NAME

wickedd - network management daemon 

SYNOPSIS

wickedd [options]

 

DESCRIPTION

wickedd provides a service for managing network interfaces. It monitors thesystem's interfaces by retrieving relevant information from the kernelvia netlink, sysfs and other interfaces.

It can be accessed via a DBus service, which can be used to reconfigureinterfaces, bring them up or take them down. 

COMPONENTS

Additionally to the main wickedd daemon, wicked framework provides several helper daemons and supplicants:

ComponentDescription


wickedd-nannyEvent driven policy daemon responsible for hotplugging.
wickedd-dhcp6DHCPv6 client supplicant
wickedd-dhcp4DHCPv4 client supplicant
wickedd-auto4IPv6 autoip supplicant

Further, it communicates also with external supplicants:
SupplicantDescription


wpa-supplicantWireless (WPA) support

 

OPTIONS

--help
Show available options and exit.
--version
Show name and version.
--config filename
By default, the daemon reads its configuration from/etc/wicked/server.xml. The --configoptions allows you to specify a different configuration file.
--debug facility
Enable debugging for facility. By specifying mostas the debug facility, most useful debug options will be enabled.You can also specify several facilities, separated by commas.Prepending a minus will turn off the specified facility. Forinstance, to enable all debugging facilities except reporting ofevents, use "all,-events".
The list of available facilities can be obtained using"--debug help".
--log-level level
Set log level to one of<error|warning|notice|info|debug>.
--log-target target
Set log target to one of <stderr|syslog>,optionally followed by a colon and target specific details.

stderr[:options]with the following options:pidinclude program pid in each message

syslog[:facility[:options]]with following facilities:user, daemon, local0 .. local7and options:perrorlog the message to stderr as well

--foreground
Tell the daemon to not background itself at startup.
--recover
By default, wickedd does not read previously saved state when starting.With this options set, wickedd will load any saved state and recovervalid address configuration.
--systemd
Forces wickedd to use the syslog target for logging. This also forceswickedd to not report any transient return codes.

 

FILES

/etc/wicked/server.xml
specifies the global configuration of the daemon. This file may pullin additional configuration data from the same directory.
/run/wicked/wicked.pid
Location of the PID file written by the daemon when backgroundingitself. The pid directory be changed in the configuration file.
 

SEE ALSO

wicked(8), wicked-config(5), wicked(5). 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2014 SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Nuernberg, Germany. 

BUGS

Please report bugs at <https://bugzilla.novell.com/index.cgi> 

AUTHORS

Olaf Kirch


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
COMPONENTS
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT
BUGS
AUTHORS

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