boincmgr \kx [--verbose] [-a] [-e client_dir] [-d data_dir] [-n hostname] [-g port] [-p passwd] [-b BOINC_ARGS] [-i] [-c] [-m] boincmgr \kx [-h | --help]


The BOINC manager (boincmgr) is a graphical controlling and monitoring utility for the BOINC client (boinc(1)). It communicates with a running client using port 31416 over TCP/IP. It can only connect to one client at a time.


\*(T<-h\*(T>, \*(T<--help\*(T>

Show all options.


Generate verbose log messages.

\*(T<-a\*(T>, \*(T<--autostart\*(T>

Tells the BOINC Manager that it was started by the operating system automatically. Use this if the Manager is started at login time.

\*(T<-e\*(T> client_dir, \*(T<--clientdir=\*(T>client_dir

Directory containing the \*(T<locale\*(T> directory containing the Manager localisation files.

\*(T<-d\*(T> data_dir, \*(T<--datadir=\*(T>data_dir

Directory containing the configuration files .

\*(T<-n\*(T> hostname, \*(T<--namehost=\*(T>hostname

Hostname or IP address of client to which the manager should connect to.

\*(T<-g\*(T> port, \*(T<--gui_rpc_port=\*(T>port

RPC port number used to communicate with the client. Has to be the same value as on the client (see boinc(1)).

\*(T<-p\*(T> passwd, \*(T<--password=\*(T>passwd

Use passwd as password for RPC authentication. If the current working directory contains a file \*(T<gui_rpc_auth.cfg\*(T>, boincmgr will read the password from this file.

\*(T<-b\*(T> BOINC_ARGS, \*(T<--boincargs=\*(T>BOINC_ARGS

Startup the BOINC client with these optional arguments if necessary.

\*(T<-i\*(T>, \*(T<--insecure\*(T>

Disable BOINC security users and permissions.

\*(T<-c\*(T>, \*(T<--checkskins\*(T>

Set skin debugging mode to enable skin manager error messages.

\*(T<-m\*(T>, \*(T<--multiple\*(T>

Allow multiple instances of BOINC manager on this host.

RELATED TO boincmgr…

boinc(1), boinccmd(1)

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