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sends commands to VDR


svdrpsend [options] command


This program sends commands to VDR (the Video Disk Recorder) and displays the result. A list of available commands can be shown by sending the HELP command.


-d hostname

Accesses the VDR at the specified hostname (default is localhost).

-p port

Uses the SVDRP port number port (default is 6419).


To request the available commands from the VDR running on the local host:

svdrpsend HELP


Written by Tobias Grimm <>

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.

See Also

vdr(1), vdr(5)

Referenced By


27 Dec 2021 2.6 Video Disk Recorder