Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
- universal addresses to RPC program number mapper
utility is a server that converts
program numbers into
It must be running on the host to be able to make
on a server on that machine.
service is started,
the address at which it is listening,
program numbers it is prepared to serve.
When a client wishes to make an
call to a given program number,
it first contacts
on the server machine to determine
the address where
requests should be sent.
utility should be started before any other RPC service.
servers are started by port monitors, so
must be started before port monitors are invoked.
is started, it checks that certain name-to-address
translation-calls function correctly.
If they fail, the network configuration databases may be corrupt.
services cannot function correctly in this situation,
reports the condition and terminates.
utility can only be started by the super-user.
do an abort on errors.
Run in debug mode.
In this mode,
will log additional information during operation,
and will abort on certain errors if
is also specified.
With this option, the name-to-address translation consistency
checks are shown in detail.
Do not fork and become a background process.
Specify specific IP addresses to bind to for UDP requests.
may be specified multiple times and is typically necessary when running
on a multi-homed host.
option is specified,
will bind to
which could lead to problems on a multi-homed host due to
returning a UDP packet from a different IP address than it was
Note that when specifying IP addresses with
will automatically add
and if IPv6 is enabled,
to the list.
Allow calls to SET and UNSET from any host.
accepts these requests only from the loopback interface for security reasons.
This change is necessary for programs that were compiled with earlier
versions of the rpc library and do not make those requests using the
Turn on libwrap connection logging.
to change to the user daemon as soon as possible.
to use non-privileged ports for outgoing connections, preventing non-privileged
clients from using
to connect to services from a privileged port.
to do a "warm start" by read a state file when
starts up. The state file is created when
All RPC servers must be restarted if