dpm_ping man page

DPM_PING(3) DPM Library Functions DPM_PING(3)

dpm_ping - check if Disk Pool Manager is alive and return its version

[1m#include <sys/types.h>[0m
[1m#include "dpm_api.h"[0m

[1mint dpm_ping (char *[4m[22mserver[24m[1m, char *[4m[22minfo[24m[1m)[0m

[1mdpm_ping [22mchecks if the Disk Pool Manager is alive and returns its ver-
sion number.

[4mserver[24m specifies the Disk Pool Manager hostname. If NULL, the DPM_HOST
environment variable is used.

[4minfo[24m points at a buffer to receive the information (currently the
version number). The buffer must be at least 256 characters

This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the
operation failed. In the latter case, [1mserrno [22mis set appropriately.

[1mEFAULT [4m[22minfo[24m is a NULL pointer.

[1mSENOSHOST [22mHost unknown.

[1mSENOSSERV [22mService unknown.

[1mSECOMERR [22mCommunication error.

[1mEDPMNACT [22mDisk Pool Manager is not running or is being shutdown.

LCG $Date: 2007/05/09 06:38:31 $ DPM_PING(3)