[Nield v0.5.0] Network Interface Events Logging Daemon

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

nield (Network Interface Events Logging Daemon) is a tool that receives notifications from the kernel through the netlink socket, and generates logs related to interfaces, neighbor cache (ARP,NDP), IP address (IPv4,IPv6), routing, FIB rules, traffic control.It can be configured using command-line options.


the following options are supported.
Standard options:
    Displays the version and exit.
    Displays the usage and exit.
-p lock_file
    Specifies the log file to use. Default is "/var/run/nield.log", if not specified.
-s buffer_size
    Specifies the maximum socket receive buffer in bytes.
Logging options:
It uses the log file "/var/log/nield.log", if neither "-l" nor "-L" specified.
-l log_file
    Specifies the log file to use.
L syslog_facility
    Specifies the facility to use logging events via syslog.

    The standard syslog facilities are as follows:
        auth, authpriv, cron, daemon, ftp, kern, lpr, mail, mark, news, security, syslog,
        user, uucp, local0, local1, local2, local3, local4, local5, local6, local7
-d debug_file
    Specifies the debug file to use.

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