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

NINFOD(8)             System Manager's Manual: 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
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COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the iputils (IP utilities) project.  Information
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iputils-151218                  13 March 2017                      NINFOD(8)