dcbd - Data Center Bridging capabilities exchange daemon
dcbd [-h] [-v] [-d] [-f filename]
Executes the Data Center Bridging (DCB) capabilities exchange protocol
on DCB capable Ethernet interfaces in order to exchange DCB
configuration with the peer device.
Major functions of dcbd include:
- retrieving and storing DCB configuration to a configuration file
- configuring the DCB settings of the network driver based on the
operation of the DCB capabilities exchange protocol
- detecting and reacting to link up and link down events on network
- supporting the following DCB features: Priority Groups, Priority Flow
Control, FCoE and FCoE Logical Link Status.
- providing an interface for client applications to query and configure
DCB features. Events are also generated on the client interface when
the operational state or configuration of a feature changes.
dcbd supports the versions of the DCB capabilities exchange protocol
See dcbtool for information on how to configure which version of the
protocol dcbd executes.
dcbd has the following command line options:
-h show usage information
use the specified file as the configuration file instead of the
default file: /etc/sysconfig/dcbd/dcbd.conf dcbd expects the
directory of the configuration file to exist, but if the
configuration file does not exist, then a default configuration
file will be created.
-d run dcbd as a daemon
-v show dcbd version
dcbd - DCB daemon
Copyright(c) 2007-2009 Intel Corporation. Portions of dcbd are based
(c) 2004-2008, Jouni Malinen <email@example.com>
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