gridftpd man page

gridftpd — ARC GridFTP Server


gridftpd [OPTION]...


gridftpd is the daemon running the ARC GridFTP server. This server has plugins to allow job submission from Grid clients and to expose a local filesystem as a Grid Storage Element. For more information see "The ARC Computing Element System Administrator Guide" (NORDUGRID-MANUAL-20).


display help text
-p number
port on which to listen
-c path
full path to config file
-n number
maximum number of connections allowed
-b number
default buffer size
-B number
maximum buffer size
run daemon in foreground
-U user[:group]
user (and group) name to switch to after starting
-L path
path to log file
-P path
path to pid file
-d number
debug level, from 0 (lowest verbosity) to 5 (highest verbosity)

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2016-12-22 NorduGrid ARC 5.3.0rc1 NorduGrid System Managers Manual