arcecho man page

arcecho — ARC echo client

Description

The arcecho command is a client for the ARC echo service.

Synopsis

arcecho [options] service message

Options

-z, --conffile=filename

configuration file (default ~/.arc/client.conf)

-d, --debug=debuglevel

FATAL, ERROR, WARNING, INFO, VERBOSE or DEBUG

-v, --version

print version information

-?, --help

print help

Arguments

service

A URL to an ARC echo service

message

The message the service should return

Extended Description

arcecho is a simple test tool: we can send a message to the echo service and it will respond with the same message.

Files

~/.arc/client.conf

Some options can be given default values by specifying them in the ARC client configuration file. By using the --conffile option a different configuration file can be used than the default.

Environment Variables

X509_USER_PROXY

The location of the user's Grid proxy file. Shouldn't be set unless the proxy is in a non-standard location.

ARC_LOCATION

The location where ARC is installed can be specified by this variable. If not specified the install location will be determined from the path to the command being executed, and if this fails a WARNING will be given stating the location which will be used.

ARC_PLUGIN_PATH

The location of ARC plugins can be specified by this variable. Multiple locations can be specified by separating them by : (; in Windows). The default location is $ARC_LOCATION/lib/arc (\ in Windows).

Author

ARC software is developed by the NorduGrid Collaboration  (http://www.nordugrid.org), please consult the AUTHORS file distributed with  ARC. Please report bugs and feature requests to http://bugzilla.nordugrid.org

Info

2017-11-07 NorduGrid ARC 5.4.1 NorduGrid Users Manual