zebra - a routing manager for use with associated components
] [ -f config-file
] [ -i pid-file
] [ -P port-number
is a routing manager that implements the zebra
supports RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPng, OSPF, OSPF6, BGP4+, and BGP4-.
- -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.
-- 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
- The default location of the zebra binary.
- The default location of the zebra config file.
- 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.
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
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.
References to other related man pages:
ripngd(8), ospfd(8), ospf6d(8), bgpd(8), zebra(8), vtysh(1)
eats bugs for breakfast. If you have food for the maintainers try
See < www.zebra.org
>, or the Info file for an accurate list of