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VBoxService - x86 virtualization solution

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NAME

VBoxService - x86 virtualization solution

DESCRIPTION

Usage:

VBoxService
[-f|--foreground] [-v|--verbose] [-l|--logfile <file>] [-p|--pidfile <file>] [-i|--interval <seconds>] [--disable-<service>] [--enable-<service>] [--only-<service>] [-h|-?|--help] [--control-interval <ms>] [--timesync-interval <ms>] [--timesync-min-adjust <ms>] [--timesync-latency-factor <x>] [--timesync-max-latency <ms>] [--timesync-set-threshold <ms>] [--timesync-set-start] [--timesync-set-on-restore 0|1] [--vminfo-interval <ms>] [--vminfo-user-idle-threshold <ms>]

OPTIONS

-i | --interval
The default interval.
-f | --foreground
Don't daemonize the program. For debugging.
-l | --logfile <file>
Enables logging to a file.
-p | --pidfile <file>
Write the process ID to a file.
-v | --verbose
Increment the verbosity level. For debugging.
-V | --version
Show version information.
-h | -? | --help
Show this message and exit with status 1.

Service-specific options:

--enable-control
Enables the control service. (default)
--disable-control
Disables the control service.
--only-control
Only enables the control service.
--control-interval
Specifies the interval at which to check for new control commands. The default is 1000 ms.
--enable-timesync
Enables the timesync service. (default)
--disable-timesync
Disables the timesync service.
--only-timesync
Only enables the timesync service.
--timesync-interval
Specifies the interval at which to synchronize the time with the host. The default is 10000 ms.
--timesync-min-adjust
The minimum absolute drift value measured in milliseconds to make adjustments for. The default is 1000 ms on OS/2 and 100 ms elsewhere.
--timesync-latency-factor
The factor to multiply the time query latency with to calculate the dynamic minimum adjust time. The default is 8 times.
--timesync-max-latency
The max host timer query latency to accept. The default is 250 ms.
--timesync-set-threshold
The absolute drift threshold, given as milliseconds, where to start setting the time instead of trying to adjust it. The default is 20 min.
--timesync-set-start
Set the time when starting the time sync service.
--timesync-set-on-restore 0|1
Immediately set the time when the VM was restored. 1 = set (default), 0 = don't set.
--enable-vminfo
Enables the vminfo service. (default)
--disable-vminfo
Disables the vminfo service.
--only-vminfo
Only enables the vminfo service.
--vminfo-interval
Specifies the interval at which to retrieve the VM information. The default is 10000 ms.
--vminfo-user-idle-threshold <ms>
Specifies the user idle threshold (in ms) for considering a guest user as being idle. The default is 5000 (5 seconds).
--enable-cpuhotplug
Enables the cpuhotplug service. (default)
--disable-cpuhotplug
Disables the cpuhotplug service.
--only-cpuhotplug
Only enables the cpuhotplug service.
--enable-memballoon
Enables the memballoon service. (default)
--disable-memballoon
Disables the memballoon service.
--only-memballoon
Only enables the memballoon service.
--enable-vmstats
Enables the vmstats service. (default)
--disable-vmstats
Disables the vmstats service.
--only-vmstats
Only enables the vmstats service.
--enable-automount
Enables the automount service. (default)
--disable-automount
Disables the automount service.
--only-automount
Only enables the automount service.
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June 2016 VBoxService