Manual Reference Pages - SYSINFO (8)
- utility used to gather system configuration information
utility is a shell script, the purpose of which is to automatically
gather system information and document the hardware and software
configuration of the given host system running
The goal is to provide a system operator with descriptive information
about an unknown
The following options are available:
Display complete system information, i.e. run all the available
Toggle colorful output (useful when using less or redirecting the
output to a file).
Toggle debug messages.
Display usage information.
Toggle info messages.
Set the verbose level.
Supported values are 0 and 1.
The verbose level will be set to 1 if no argument is specified.
The default is 0 (no verbose output).
Display the system information related to the specified subsystem type.
All of the specified modules will be run.
It is possible to use a short form of a module in order to run it.
This means that an input of
will match the
module, however an input of
would result in an error as it matches both
The following modules are currently supported:
It is required to install the
tool in order to obtain this information.
It will provide you with information such as
BIOS version and release date as well as BIOS
CPU details, such as total number of cores, number of cores per CPU,
CPU speed as well as its features, its type, architecuture, etc.
System memory details.
This module provides information related to physical memory and
SWAP usage; lists wired, active, inactive, cached and free memory
Miscellaneous information. Currently provides information about
system crontab, current time and date and statistics about open
Provides a detailed information about network subsystem.
It summarizes configuration for each network device in the system
and displays firewall, routing, resolver and socket information.
Operating system details mostly related to release version,
kernel version, scheduler, process statistics, information about
running processes and jails.
Information about installed packages, such as its number,
how many of them are outdated and which have known security
vulnerabilities (in this case it is required to have the
tool installed on the system.
Information about system services.
Lists running and not running services, detects services which are
supposed to be running and are not.
Lists the listening IP sockets opened by individual services as well
as user under which the given service is running as well as the
command by which this service was started.
Details about storage subsystem.
Summarizes information about available RAID controllers and hard drives,
their size and features.
Lists existing and mounted file systems, exported file systems
through NFS and prints disk usage and I/O statistics.
System information (hardware related), mainly CD-ROM and graphics card
In case the
tool is available, it lists the Manufacturer of the given machine and
provides some information about base board.
User related information; this include information about currently
logged-in users, members of the wheel group, number of local users
This module also provides some statistics about logged-in time about
users and lists last login date for each user.
The features of
- Automatically gathers various system information related
to the hardware and software configuration of the
- The tool optionally provides useful hints and references to material
containing detailed information about provided report.
These messages are prefixed by the
- The tool is also capable to detect some missing configuration or
dangerous settings, in which case it prints a warning prefixed by the
- Easy to customize.
Making use of several shell scripts and one configuration file it is
possible to easily extend already implemnted modules as well as add
Please check the
manual page for configuration options.
The following exit values have been defined:
No options have been provided on the command line.
The specified option or module is not supported.
The configuration file has not been found.
The configuration file for the
utility and this manual page were written by
.An Daniel Gerzo Aq danger@FreeBSD.org .
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