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       cf-execd - cfengine’s execution agent


        cf-execd [options]


       The  executor  daemon  is  a scheduler and wrapper for execution of cf-
       agent. It collects the output of the  agent  and  can  email  it  to  a
       specified address. It can splay the start time of executions across the
       network and work as a class-based clock for scheduling.  cfengine is  a
       self-healing  configuration and change management based system. You can
       think of cfengine as a very high level language, much higher level than
       Perl  or  shell.  Asingle statement is called a promise, and compliance
       can result in many hundreds of filesbeing created, or  the  permissions
       of many hundreds offiles being set. The idea of cfengine is to create a
       one or more sets of configuration files which willclassify and describe
       the setup of every host in a network.


       --help, -h
              Print the help message

       --debug, -d
              Set debugging level 0,1,2,3

       --verbose, -v
              Output verbose information about the behaviour of the agent

       --dry-run, -n
              All  talk  and  no action mode - make no changes, only inform of
              promises not kept

       --version, -V
              Output the version of the software

       --file, -f
              Specify an alternative input file than the default

       --define, -D
              Define a list of comma separated classes to be  defined  at  the
              start of execution

       --negate, -N
              Define  a list of comma separated classes to be undefined at the
              start of execution

       --no-lock, -K
              Ignore      locking      constraints      during       execution
              (ifelapsed/expireafter) if "too soon" to run

       --inform, -I
              Print  basic  information about changes made to the system, i.e.
              promises repaired

       --diagnostic, -x
              Activate internal diagnostics (developers only)

       --no-fork, -F
              Run as a foreground processes (do not fork)

       --no-winsrv, -W
              Do not run as a service on windows - use this when running  from
              a command shell (Cfengine Nova only)

       --ld-library-path, -L
              Set the internal value of LD_LIBRARY_PATH for child processes


       Mark Burgess and Cfengine AS


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       This software is Copyright (C) 2008- Cfengine AS.

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