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Manual Reference Pages  -  ZEBRA (8)

NAME

zebra - a routing manager for use with associated components

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Commands
Files
Warning
Diagnostics
Bugs
Author[s]

SYNOPSIS

zebra [ -bdhklrv ] [ -f config-file ] [ -i pid-file ] [ -P port-number ]

DESCRIPTION

zebra is a routing manager that implements the zebra route engine. zebra supports RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPng, OSPF, OSPF6, BGP4+, and BGP4-.

OPTIONS

-b, --batch
  Runs in batch mode, zebra parses its config and exits.

-d, --daemon
  Runs in daemon mode, forking and exiting from tty.

-f, --config-file config-file
  Specifies the config file to use for startup. If not specified this option will likely default to /usr/local/etc/zebra.conf.

-h, --help A brief message.

-i, --pid_file pid-file
  When zebra starts its process idenifier is written to pid-file. The init system uses the recorded PID to stop or restart zebra. The likely default is /var/run/zebra.pid.

-k, --keep_kernel
  On startup, don’t delete self inserted routes.

-l, --log_mode
  Turn verbose logging on.

-P, --vty_port port-number
  Specify the port that the zebra VTY will listen on. This defaults to 2602, as specified in /etc/services.

-r, --retain
  When the program terminates, retain routes added by zebra.

-v, --version
  Print the version and exit.

COMMANDS

table [TABLENO] -- for use with multi-table kernels

ip route [NETWORK] [GATEWAY] ipv6 route [NETWORK] [GATEWAY]

show ip route show ipv6 route show interface show ipforward show ipv6forward

interface [IFNAME]
  shutdown no shutdown ip address [IP-ADDRESS] description [DESCRIPTION] multicast no multicast

FILES

/usr/local/sbin/zebra
  The default location of the zebra binary.

/usr/local/etc/zebra.conf
  The default location of the zebra config file.

$(PWD)/zebra.log
  If the zebra process is config’d to output logs to a file, then you will find this file in the directory where you started zebra.

WARNING

This man page is intended as a quick reference for command line options, and for config file commands. The definitive document is the Info file zebra.

DIAGNOSTICS

The zebra process may log to standard output, to a VTY, to a log file, or through syslog to the system logs. zebra supports many debugging options, see the Info file, or the source for details.

SEE ALSO

References to other related man pages:

ripngd(8), ospfd(8), ospf6d(8), bgpd(8), zebra(8), vtysh(1)

BUGS

zebra eats bugs for breakfast. If you have food for the maintainers try <bug-zebra@gnu.org>

AUTHOR[S]

See <www.zebra.org>, or the Info file for an accurate list of authors.

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