Common Command Line Options

UCD tools share a number of common command-line arguments. Having a core set of options makes them easier to remember and use. The arguments supported by all the commands are divided into two categories operational options and display options. The operational options control the behavior of each of the tools, while the display options control how the MIB objects, associated values, and other information are displayed. Table 16-2 lists the display arguments that control some aspect of the...

Explore an rdist Example

To further explain how rdist might be used in a real world and even perhaps in a product-like environment, a more elaborate example has been provided. Naturally, this configuration example file represents one possible way of addressing the requirements that a typical UNIX shop might have. Some of the requirements for this example include Sync a different set of files to different systems Provide notification when files change and when synchronization is complete To address these requirements,...

Verify Basic Operations Using the landiag Command

The landiag command, which is available only on HP-UX, provides a quick and easy way to test and verify basic operations of the local network interfaces on the system. To run the command, use the following As a result, the following output will be displayed LOCAL AREA NETWORK ONLINE ADMINISTRATION, Version 1.0 Sat, Feb 9,2002 18 02 05 Copyright 1994 Hewlett Packard Company. All rights are reserved. lan LAN Interface Administration quit Terminate the Administration terse Do not display command...