NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR | COPYING | COLOPHON

NINFOD(8)                          iputils                         NINFOD(8)

NAME         top

       ninfod - Respond to IPv6 Node Information Queries

SYNOPSIS         top

       ninfod [-dhv] [-p pidfile] [-u user]

DESCRIPTION         top

       Responds to IPv6 Node Information Queries (RFC4620) from clients.
       Queries can be sent by various implementations of ping6 command.

OPTIONS         top

       -a
           Debug mode. Do not go background.

       -h
           Show help.

       -v
           Verbose mode.

       -u user
           Run as another user.  user can either be username or user ID.

       -p pidfile
           File for process-id storage.  user is required to be able to
           create the file.

SEE ALSO         top

       ping(8).

AUTHOR         top

       ninfod was written by USAGI/WIDE Project.

COPYING         top

           Copyright (C) 2012 YOSHIFUJI Hideaki.
           Copyright (C) 2002 USAGI/WIDE Project.
           All rights reserved.

           Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
           modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
           are met:
           1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
              notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
           2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
              notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
              documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
           3. Neither the name of the project nor the names of its contributors
              may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
              without specific prior written permission.

           THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE PROJECT AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS” AND
           ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
           IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
           ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROJECT OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
           FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
           DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS
           OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
           HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
           LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
           OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
           SUCH DAMAGE.

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