wackatrl - IP-failover high-availability controller
wackatrl [-c config_file ] [ -l | -f | -s ]
wackatrl runs the wackatrl IP-failover HA controller and instructs the
currently running Wackamole instance to perform an action or display
Use an alternate configuration file config-file instead of
-l Lists the current state (ownership) of virtual interfaces.
-f Simulate a failure. The local instance will disconnect from
Spread and act as if it has failed by dropping its managed
interfaces and running whatever dynamic calls have been
configured. A peer, should one exist, will assume the
responsibility for the interfaces that were dropped.
-s Recover from a simulated failure. This will tell the local
instance to stop simulating failure. The local instance will
reconnect to Spread and once again participate in the peer-based
The default config file location is dependant on the install
prefix. ./wackamole.conf is also searched if a local file is
All error messages, should any be produced will be written to standard
No known bugs.
Theo Schlossnagle <email@example.com>