dpm-rfiod [ -d ] [ -f filename ] [ -l ] [ -p port ] [ -s ] [ -t ] [ -4 | -6 ] [ -L log_level ]


dpm-rfiod start the daemon handling remote file access requests. This command is usually executed at system startup time (/etc/rc.local). dpm-rfiod uses for the streaming mode (v3) one control port and one data port. The range of data ports to be used by dpm-rfiod can be set with the environment variable RFIO_PORT_RANGE.



Turn on printing of debug messages. Default output device is stderr.

-f filename

Output filename for error, logging and debugging messages. Normal error messages are sent to syslog unless otherwise specified. Two filenames are special : "stderr", which will send messages to standard error and "syslog" which will send to syslog.


Turn on printing of log messages. Default output device is in /var/log/rfio/log.

-p port

Specify a network port for the service to listen on. If this option is not given the value RFIO_PORT defined in rfio_constants.h is used.


Turn on Standalone mode. This option should always be set when dpm-rfiod is not started by inetd.


Turn on single threaded mode. Useful for debugging as no processes are created.


only try to listen on IPv4 addresses


only try to listen on IPv6 addresses

-L log_level

Specify the logging level. Default 6 (LOG_INFO).


/usr/sbin/dpm-rfiod -sl

RELATED TO dpm-rfiod…

syslog(8), tcp(4)


LCG Grid Deployment Team