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sssctl - Man Page

SSSD control and status utility


sssctl COMMAND [options]


sssctl provides a simple and unified way to obtain information about SSSD status, such as active server, auto-discovered servers, domains and cached objects. In addition, it can manage SSSD data files for troubleshooting in such a way that is safe to manipulate while SSSD is running.

Available Commands

To list all available commands run sssctl without any parameters. To print help for selected command run sssctl COMMAND --help.

Common Options

Those options are available with all commands.

--debug LEVEL

SSSD supports two representations for specifying the debug level. The simplest is to specify a decimal value from 0-9, which represents enabling that level and all lower-level debug messages. The more comprehensive option is to specify a hexadecimal bitmask to enable or disable specific levels (such as if you wish to suppress a level).

Currently supported debug levels:

0, 0x0010: Fatal failures. Anything that would prevent SSSD from starting up or causes it to cease running.

1, 0x0020: Critical failures. An error that doesn't kill SSSD, but one that indicates that at least one major feature is not going to work properly.

2, 0x0040: Serious failures. An error announcing that a particular request or operation has failed.

3, 0x0080: Minor failures. These are the errors that would percolate down to cause the operation failure of 2.

4, 0x0100: Configuration settings.

5, 0x0200: Function data.

6, 0x0400: Trace messages for operation functions.

7, 0x1000: Trace messages for internal control functions.

8, 0x2000: Contents of function-internal variables that may be interesting.

9, 0x4000: Extremely low-level tracing information.

10, 0x10000: Even more low-level libldb tracing information. Almost never really required.

To log required bitmask debug levels, simply add their numbers together as shown in following examples:

Example: To log fatal failures, critical failures, serious failures and function data use 0x0270.

Example: To log fatal failures, configuration settings, function data, trace messages for internal control functions use 0x1310.

Note: The bitmask format of debug levels was introduced in 1.7.0.

Default: 0x0070 (i.e. fatal, critical and serious failures; corresponds to setting 2 in decimal notation)

See Also

sssd(8), sssd.conf(5), sssd-ldap(5), sssd-ldap-attributes(5), sssd-krb5(5), sssd-simple(5), sssd-ipa(5), sssd-ad(5), sssd-sudo(5), sssd-session-recording(5), sss_cache(8), sss_debuglevel(8), sss_obfuscate(8), sss_seed(8), sssd_krb5_locator_plugin(8), sss_ssh_authorizedkeys(1), sss_ssh_knownhosts(1), sssd-ifp(5), pam_sss(8). sss_rpcidmapd(5) sssd-systemtap(5)


The SSSD upstream - https://github.com/SSSD/sssd/

Referenced By


06/26/2024 SSSD Manual pages