autofsd-probe(1) — Linux manual page

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AUTOFSD-PROBE(1)         General Commands Manual        AUTOFSD-PROBE(1)

NAME         top

       autofsd-probe - probe AutoFS mount/unmount daemon

SYNOPSIS         top

       $PCP_BINADM_DIR/autofsd-probe [-h host] [-t timeout]

DESCRIPTION         top

       autofsd-probe will check the status of the autofsd(1) daemon on
       the specified host.

       Unless directed to another host by the -h option, autofsd-probe
       will contact the AutoFS daemon on the local host.

       The AutoFS file system is built on the Remote Procedure Call
       (RPC(3)) library routines.  The -t option allows the total
       timeout and retry timeout intervals to be set for all remote
       procedure call operations used with autofsd-probe.  This option
       accepts an interval argument in the form described in the
       PCPIntro(1) manual page.

       autofsd-probe is typically used in an automated fashion from
       within pmdashping(1) and in conjunction with pmie(1), for
       monitoring response time and service failure.

       By default autofsd-probe will not produce any output, unless
       there is an error in which case a diagnostic message will be
       displayed and the exit status will indicate the reason for
       failure.

DIAGNOSTICS         top

       If autofsd-probe succeeds, then 0 will be returned.  If the
       attempt to establish a connection with autofsd fails, then 2 is
       returned.  If the subsequent attempt to invoke an autofsd
       response fails, then 1 will be returned.

       In the case of a syntactical command line error, 4 is returned
       and the usage message is displayed.

PCP ENVIRONMENT         top

       Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to
       parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP.  On each
       installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values
       for these variables.  The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to
       specify an alternative configuration file, as described in
       pcp.conf(5).

SEE ALSO         top

       autofs(1), autofsd(1), PCPIntro(1), pmdashping(1), pmie(1) and
       RPC(3).

COLOPHON         top

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