keepalived. - keepalive demon
/usr/sbin/keepalived [-n] [-f keepalived.conf] [-d] [-h] [-v]
The keepalived The keepalived server implements the vrrpd routing demon
which enables routing failover for a pair (or set) of routers (or LVS
directors) and the keepalived demon which sets up and does the health
checking of virtual services in a Linux Virtual Servier.
Only run the VRRP subsystem.
Only run the healthchecker subsystem.
leave (don’t remove) VRRP VIPs & VROUTEs on daemon stop.
Dont remove IPVS topology on daemon stop.
Dont fork the daemon process.
--use-file, -f keepalived.conf_file
Use the specified configuration file.
Define VRRP watchdog polling delay (default=5s)
Define healthchecker’s watchdog polling delay (default=5s)
Dump the configuration data.
Log messages to local console.
Detailed log messages (the default with the rc script provided).
0-7 Set syslog facility to LOG_LOCAL[0-7] (default=LOG_DAEMON)
Display a short inlined help screen.
Display the version number.
from inspection of the output of keepalived --help from
Jan 2004 keepalived(8)