poundctl - control the pound(8) daemon
- poundctl -c /path/to/socket [-L/-l]
[-S/-s] [ -B/-b] [-N/-n] [-H]
controls various aspects of the operation of the pound(8)
- -c /path/to/socket
- The path to the (Unix-domain) socket Pound was
configured to listen on for control. Your Pound configuration file
must contain the directive Control /path/to/socket for
poundctl to work.
- -L/-l n
- Enable/disable a listener. A disabled listener will stop
accepting connection requests.
- -S/-s n m
- Enable/disable a service. A disabled service will not be
used by Pound to answer requests.
- -B/-b n m r
- Enable/disable a back-end. A disabled back-end will not be
passed requests to answer. Note however that existing sessions may still
cause requests to be sent their way.
- -N n m k r
- Add a session to service m in listener n. The session key
is k and it points to back-end r.
- -n n m k
- Remove a session from service m in listener n. The session
key is k.
The parameters n, m and r refer to the number assigned to a particular listener,
service and back-end in the listings. A listener number of -1 refers by
convention to the global context.
- Try to resolve the addresses to symbolic names. Depending
on your configuration, this may require an active DNS.
- Show the results in XML format.
When called without flags poundctl
will print out a listing of the
Written by Robert Segall, Apsis GmbH.
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