gfmd(8) - Gfarm metadata server
gfmd [ options ]
gfmd is a Gfarm filesystem metadata server for accessing the filesystem
metadata of the Gfarm filesystem. gfmd must be running on a metadata
server node in advance.
It is possible for gfmd to be executed as a non-privileged user
process, although only the user that executes the gfmd can be
authenticated. Other users cannot use it. For details, see
To access gfmd, the hostname and the port number should be specified by
the metadb_server_host and metadb_server_port statements, respectively,
in ~/.gfarm2rc or in %%SYSCONFDIR%%/gfarm2.conf on a client node.
Specifies a log priority level. The log output, which priority
is higher or equal to this level, will be sent to syslog or
standard error. Please refer gfarm2.conf(5) for the priority
levels which can be specified by this option.
Specifies a file name to be used to record the process ID of
-d Specifies the debug mode. With the -d option, gfmd runs as a
foreground process, not a daemon.
If this option is specified and -L is not specified, the log
level is set to "debug".
Specifies a configuration file that is read instead of the
default configuration file.
Specifies a port number to be used by gfmd.
Specifies a syslog facility to report errors encountered by
gfmd. By default, local0 is used.
-v Makes gfmd output verbose log message on authentication. This
is useful, when one has to resolve an issue about GSI
-? Displays a list of command options.