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xnbd-wrapper-ctl - Manage an xnbd-wrapper(8) super-server.

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NAME

xnbd-wrapper-ctl - Manage an xnbd-wrapper(8) super-server.

SYNOPSIS

xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --list
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --add-target LOCAL_EXPORTNAME FILE
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] [--target-exportname NAME] --add-proxy LOCAL_EXPORTNAME REMOTE_HOST REMOTE_PORT CACHE_IMAGE BITMAP_IMAGE CONTROL_SOCKET_PATH
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --remove-by-file FILE
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --remove-by-exportname NAME
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --bgctl-query LOCAL_EXPORTNAME
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --bgctl-switch LOCAL_EXPORTNAME
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] --bgctl-cache-all LOCAL_EXPORTNAME
 
xnbd-wrapper-ctl [options] [--target-exportname NAME] --bgctl-reconnect LOCAL_EXPORTNAME REMOTE_HOST REMOTE_PORT

DESCRIPTION

With the xnbd-wrapper-ctl command you can connect to an xnbd-wrapper control channel and instruct it to act as directed. You may pass certain commands as argument to the control program which are then forwarded, on your behalf, to the xnbd-server instance.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:
--add-target FILE
Instruct the xnbd-wrapper to add the given FILE as exported xNBD device.
--add-proxy TARGET_HOST TARGET_PORT CACHE_IMAGE BITMAP_IMAGE CONTROL_SOCKET_PATH
Instruct the xnbd-wrapper to add a proxy to the given target server.
( --add|-a FILE)
Deprecated alias to --add-target, please do not use.
--help|-h
Display a short usage overview and exit
--list|-l
Connects to the xNBD wrapper and retrieves the list of exported file names
--remove-by-file FILE
Instruct the xnbd-wrapper to remove the volume wired to file FILE from the list of exported xNBD devices.
--remove-by-exportname NAME
Instruct the xnbd-wrapper to remove the volume exported as NAME from the list of exported xNBD devices.
( --remove|-r INDEX)
Instruct the xnbd-wrapper to remove the volume exported on INDEX from the list of exported xNBD devices. Deprecated, please do not use.
--socket|-s SOCKETPATH
Connect to SOCKETPATH as xnbd-wrapper control socket. Default is /var/run/xnbd-wrapper.ctl.
--target-exportname NAME
Set the export name to request from the proxied xnbd-wrapper target. This option is used in combination with --add-proxy and --bgctl-reconnect, only.
--bgctl-cache-all
Please see xnbd-bgctl(1) for details.
--bgctl-query
Please see xnbd-bgctl(1) for details.
--bgctl-reconnect REMOTE_HOST REMOTE_PORT
Please see xnbd-bgctl(1) for details.
--bgctl-switch
Please see xnbd-bgctl(1) for details.

POSITIONAL ARGUMENTS

The following positional options are supported:
FILE
The disk image file location.
LOCAL_EXPORTNAME
Export name at running xnbd-wrapper(8) process.
REMOTE_HOST
Target host to connect to, IPv4 address, IPv6 address or host name.
REMOTE_PORT
TCP port number to connect to.
CACHE_IMAGE
The (cache) disk image file location.
BITMAP_IMAGE
The caching state bitmap file location.
CONTROL_SOCKET_PATH
The Unix domain socket, the xnbd-server(8) program is listening on.

SEE ALSO

xnbd-wrapper(1), xnbd-server(8), xnbd-bgctl(1)

AUTHOR

The NBD kernel module and the NBD tools have been written by Pavel Macheck (pavel@ucw.cz) and is now maintained by Paul Clements (Paul.Clements@steeleye.com).
 
The xNBD userland programs have been written by Takahiro Hirofuchi (t.hirofuchi@aist.go.jp).
 
This manual page was written by Arno Toell (arno@debian.org) for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation.
02/12/2014 xNBD 0.3.0