nl-qdisc-add man page

nl-qdisc-{add|list|delete} — Manage queueing disciplines

Synopsis

nl-qdisc-add --dev dev --parent id [Options] qdisc-type [QDISC]

nl-qdisc-delete [ --interactive ] [Options]

nl-qdisc-list [Options]

Description

The nl-qdisc tools allow to manage and configure queueing disciplines (qdiscs) in the kernel.

Options

-h or --help
Print help text to console and exit.
-v or --version
Print versioning information to console and exit.
-q or --quiet
Do not print informal notifications about actions taken to the console. By default a short description of each qdisc added/update/deleted will be printed to the console. This option disables this behaviour.
-d or --dev=DEV
Network device the qdisc is attached to.
-p or --parent=ID
Identifier of the parent qdisc/class this qdisc is attached to. The identifier can be specified as classid, name or one of the special values "root" or "ingress".
-i or --id=ID
Identifier of qdisc. It can be specified as classid or name.

nl-qdisc-add Options

--update
Update qdisc if it already exists, otherwise attempting to add a qdisc which already exists will result in an error. This does not include changing the type of the qdisc, use --replace if you wish to do so.
--replace
Replace or update qdisc if it already exists. Same behaviour as --update but will completely replace the qdisc if it exists already.
--update-only
Update an existing qdisc but do not create it if it does not exist.
--replace-only
Update or replace an existing qdisc but do not create it if it does exist.

nl-qdisc-delete Options

--interactive
The interactive mode requires confirmation by the user for each qdisc deleted. It will print a prompt for each qdisc matching the provided filter and requires the user to answer 'y'es or 'n'o.
--yes
Make the default answer for interactive prompts be 'y'es. This option is also required to delete all qdiscs on all network devices.
-k or --kind=TYPE
Only delete qdiscs of this type.

nl-qdisc-list Options

--details
Show detailed information for each qdisc listed.
--stats
Show statistics information for each qdisc listed. This option will also turn on detailed information automatically.
-r or --recursive
List all TC objects recurisvely attached to all qdiscs matching the filter.
-k or --kind=TYPE
Only list qdiscs of this type.

Usage

Add a HTB root qdisc with id "5:":

nl-qdisc-add --dev eth0 --parent root --id 5: htb

List all qdiscs on eth0 and print statistical data:

nl-qdisc-list --stats --dev eth0

Delete the qdisc "5:":

nl-qdisc-delete --id 5:

See Also

nl-classid-lookup(8)

Author

Thomas Graf is the original author and current maintainer of libnl and libnl tools. Many people have contributed to it since.

Referenced By

nl-qdisc-delete(8) and nl-qdisc-list(8) are aliases of nl-qdisc-add(8).

21 October 2010 libnl