xorp_rtrmgr — XORP Router Manager
[-a allowed host] [-l
file] [-L syslog facility] [-n
allowed net] [-b|-c file] [-i
interface] [-p port] [-P
pidfile ] [-q seconds] [-t
directory ] [-x directory] [-C
directory] [-m directory]
[-N] [ -h] [-v] [-d]
This manual page documents briefly the xorp_rtrmgr
This manual page was written for the Debian
distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
is the program that that manages the whole eXtensible Open
Router Platform (XORP) platform. The program loads its configuration file
(commonly named config.boot
) which will read from the current working
directory You can specify a different filename for the configuration file
using the -b
command line flag. The -N
flag will cause xorp_rtrmgr
to startup and pretend the router is
operating normally, but to not actually start any processes. This can be used
to check configuration files.
must be run as root. This is because it starts up
processes that need privileged access to insert routes into the forwarding
path in the kernel.
To interact with the router via the command line interface, the operator should
use the XORP command shell xorpsh
allows the following options:
- -a allowed host
- Host allowed by the finder.
- -b, -c file
- Boot configuration file to load.
- -C directory
- Specify operational commands directory.
- Run in daemon mode in background.
- Show summary of options.
- -i interface
- Set or add an interface run Finder on.
- -l file
- Log all the program information and errors to a file.
- -L facility.priority
- Log all the program output to a given syslog facility.
- -m directory
- Specify protocol modules directory.
- -n allowed net
- Subnet allowed by the finder.
- Load the configuration but do not execute XRLs and do not
- -p port
- Set port to run Finder on.
- -P file
- Write the process ID to a given file.
- -q seconds
- Set forced quit period.
- Restart failed processes (not implemented yet).
- -t directory
- Specify templates directory.
- Print verbose information.
- -x directory
- Specify Xrl targets directory.
The programs are documented fully in the Xorp User Manual
available at /usr/share/doc/xorp-doc/
in Debian systems when the
xorp-doc package is installed.
XORP is Copyright (c) 2001-2009 XORP, Inc.
This manual page was written by Javier Fernandez-Sanguino email@example.com for the
system (but may be used by others). For licensing details please