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.\"     Title: anytun-controld
.\"    Author: [see the "AUTHORS" section]
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.\"      Date: 01/06/2020
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.\"  Language: English
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.TH "ANYTUN\-CONTROLD" "8" "01/06/2020" "\ \&" "\ \&"
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.SH "NAME"
anytun-controld \- anycast tunneling control daemon
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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.nf
\fBanytun\-controld\fR
  [ \fB\-h|\-\-help\fR ]
  [ \fB\-D|\-\-nodaemonize\fR ]
  [ \fB\-u|\-\-username\fR <username> ]
  [ \fB\-g|\-\-groupname\fR <groupname> ]
  [ \fB\-C|\-\-chroot\fR <path> ]
  [ \fB\-P|\-\-write\-pid\fR <filename> ]
  [ \fB\-L|\-\-log\fR <target>:<level>[,<param1>[,<param2>[\&.\&.]]] ]
  [ \fB\-U|\-\-debug\fR ]
  [ \fB\-f|\-\-file\fR <path> ]
  [ \fB\-X|\-\-control\-host\fR < <host>[:port>] | :<port> > ]
.fi
.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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\fBanytun\-controld\fR configures the multi\-connection support for \fBAnytun\fR\&. It reads a connection/routing table and outputs it via a tcp socket to all connected \fBAnytun\fR servers\&. When the control daemon is restarted with a new connection/routing table all \fBAnytun\fR servers automatically load the new configuration\&. Please make sure to protect that information as it contains the connection keys\&.
.SH "OPTIONS"
.PP
\fB\-D, \-\-nodaemonize\fR
.RS 4
This option instructs
\fBanytun\-controld\fR
to run in foreground instead of becoming a daemon which is the default\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-u, \-\-username \fR\fB\fI<username>\fR\fR
.RS 4
run as this user\&. If no group is specified (\fB\-g\fR) the default group of the user is used\&. The default is to not drop privileges\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-g, \-\-groupname \fR\fB\fI<groupname>\fR\fR
.RS 4
run as this group\&. If no username is specified (\fB\-u\fR) this gets ignored\&. The default is to not drop privileges\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-C, \-\-chroot \fR\fB\fI<path>\fR\fR
.RS 4
Instruct
\fBanytun\-controld\fR
to run in a chroot jail\&. The default is to not run in chroot\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-P, \-\-write\-pid \fR\fB\fI<filename>\fR\fR
.RS 4
Instruct
\fBanytun\-controld\fR
to write it\(cqs pid to this file\&. The default is to not create a pid file\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-L, \-\-log \fR\fB\fI<target>:<level>[,<param1>[,<param2>[\&.\&.]]]\fR\fR
.RS 4
add log target to logging system\&. This can be invoked several times in order to log to different targets at the same time\&. Every target hast its own log level which is a number between 0 and 5\&. Where 0 means disabling log and 5 means debug messages are enabled\&.

The file target can be used more the once with different levels\&. If no target is provided at the command line a single target with the config
\fIsyslog:3,anytun\-controld,daemon\fR
is added\&.

The following targets are supported:
.PP
\fIsyslog\fR
.RS 4
log to syslog daemon, parameters <level>[,<logname>[,<facility>]]
.RE
.PP
\fIfile\fR
.RS 4
log to file, parameters <level>[,<path>]
.RE
.PP
\fIstdout\fR
.RS 4
log to standard output, parameters <level>
.RE
.PP
\fIstderr\fR
.RS 4
log to standard error, parameters <level>
.RE
.RE
.PP
\fB\-U, \-\-debug\fR
.RS 4
This option instructs
\fBAnytun\fR
to run in debug mode\&. It implicits
\fB\-D\fR
(don\(cqt daemonize) and adds a log target with the configuration
\fIstdout:5\fR
(logging with maximum level)\&. In future releases there might be additional output when this option is supplied\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-f, \-\-file \fR\fB\fI<path>\fR\fR
.RS 4
The path to the file which holds the sync information\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-X, \-\-control\-host \fR\fB\fI<hostname|ip>[:<port>]\fR\fR
.RS 4
fetch the config from this host\&. The default is not to use a control host and therefore this is empty\&. Mind that the port can be omitted in which case port 2323 is used\&. If you want to specify an ipv6 address and a port you have to use [ and ] to separate the address from the port, eg\&.: [::1]:1234\&. If you want to use the default port [ and ] can be omitted\&.
.RE
.SH "BUGS"
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Most likely there are some bugs in \fBAnytun\fR\&. If you find a bug, please let the developers know at satp@anytun\&.org\&. Of course, patches are preferred\&.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.sp
anytun(8), anytun\-config(8), anytun\-showtables(8)
.SH "AUTHORS"
.sp
Othmar Gsenger <otti@anytun\&.org> Erwin Nindl <nine@anytun\&.org> Christian Pointner <equinox@anytun\&.org>
.SH "RESOURCES"
.sp
Main web site: http://www\&.anytun\&.org/
.SH "COPYING"
.sp
Copyright (C) 2007\-2014 Markus Gr√ľneis, Othmar Gsenger, Erwin Nindl and Christian Pointner\&. This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or any later version\&.