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upnpd - Linux UPnP Internet Gateway Device daemon.

UPNPD(8) System Manager's Manual UPNPD(8)

NAME

upnpd - Linux UPnP Internet Gateway Device daemon.
 

SYNOPSIS

upnpd [-f] <ext_ifname> <int_ifname>
 

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the upnpd command.
 
upnpd is a daemon that emulates Microsoft's Internet Connection Service (ICS). It implements the UPnP Internet Gateway Device specification (IGD) and allows UPnP aware clients, such as MSN Messenger to work properly from behind a NAT firewall.
 

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
 
-f
Stay in foreground, don't daemonise.
 
ext_ifname
External interface name.
 
int_ifname
Internal interface name.
 
Further configuration is performed by upnpd.conf(5).
 

SIGNALS

SIGUSR1
Delete all port mappings
 
SIGINT, SIGTERM
Shut down the server.
 
The result of sending any other signals to the server is undefined.
 

FILES

/etc/upnpd.conf
 

SEE ALSO

upnpd.conf(5)
 

AUTHOR

upnpd was written by Glover George and others.
 
This manual page was written by José Fonseca <j_r_fonseca@yahoo.co.uk>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
March 21, 2010 Debian Sid