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pingd.conf - Man Page

pingd configuration file


The pingd configuration file configures the pingd daemon.

The default configuration file loaded is /etc/pingd.conf.

The configuration options that can be specified in the configuration file are listed below.  Each configuration option must be listed on a separate line.  Arguments for an option are separated by any amount of whitespace.  Multiple arguments are also separated by whitespace. Comments can be marked by using the pound sign ("#") character, and lines can be continued on the next using backslash ("\").

Pingd Configuration Options

ping_period num

Specify the period time in milliseconds that ICMP pings should be regularly sent out.  Default is 15000.

pingd_server_port port

Specify the alternate default port the pingd server should listen for requests off of.  Default is 9125.

host string

Specify a host the pingd daemon whould regularly ping.  Can be specified as many times as necessary.



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May 2005 pingd.conf 1.14