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.\" Copyright (c) 2002 Damien Miller.  All rights reserved.
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.Dd October 18, 2002
.Dt SOFTFLOWCTL 8
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm softflowctl
.Nd Remote control program for softflowd
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm softflowctl
.Op Fl h
.Op Fl c Ar ctl_sock
.Ar command
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
is a remote control program used to control a running
.Xr softflowd 8
daemon.
.Pp
The command line options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Fl c Ar ctlsock
Specify an alternate location for the remote control socket.
Default is
.Pa /var/run/softflowd.ctl
.It Fl h
Display command line usage information.
.El
.Pp
.Sh COMMANDS
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Pa shutdown
Ask
.Xr softflowd 8
to gracefully exit.
This is equivalent to sending it a
.Dv SIGTERM
or
.Dv SIGINT .
.It Pa exit
Ask
.Xr softflowd 8
to immediately exit.
No flow expiry processing or data export is performed.
.It Pa expire-all
Immediately expire all tracked flows.
.It Pa delete-all
Immediately delete all tracked flows.
No flow expiry processing or data export is performed.
.It Pa statistics
Return statistics collected by
.Xr softflowd 8
on expired flows.
.It Pa debug+
Increase the debugging level of
.Xr softflowd 8
.It Pa debug-
Decrease the debugging level.
.It Pa stop-gather
Stops network data collection by
.Xr softflowd 8 .
.It Pa start-gather
Resumes network data collection.
.It Pa dump-flows
Return information on all tracked flows.
.It Pa timeouts
Print information on flow timeout parameters.
.It Pa send-template
Resend a NetFlow v.9 template record before the next flow export.
Has no effect for other flow export versions.
.El
.Sh BUGS
All times are unconditionally displayed in UTC, regardless of the system
timezone. 
Please report bugs in softflowctl to 
https://github.com/irino/softflowd/issues
.Sh AUTHORS
.An Damien Miller Aq djm@mindrot.org
.An Hitoshi Irino (current maintainer) Aq irino@sfc.wide.ad.jp 
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr softflowd 8