Commit 416eba57 authored by Iustin Pop's avatar Iustin Pop

Improve the confd man page

This was a very very thin man page; this patch expands it a bit, but
it could use more help still.
Signed-off-by: default avatarIustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarMichael Hanselmann <>
parent ecebe9f6
......@@ -22,6 +22,23 @@ program won't detach from the running terminal.
Debug-level message can be activated by giving the ``-d`` option.
Logging to syslog, rather than its own log file, can be enabled by
passing in the ``--syslog`` option.
The **ganeti-confd** daemon listens to port 1814 UDP, on all interfaces,
by default. The port can be overridden by an entry the services database
(usually ``/etc/services``) or by passing the ``-p`` option. The ``-b``
option can be used to specify the address to bind to (defaults to
````). The daemon also listens on a Unix socket
(``@LOCALSTATEDIR@/run/ganeti/socket/ganeti-query``) on which it exports
a ``Luxi`` endpoint, serving query operations only. Commands and tools
use this socket if the build-time option for split queries has been
The daemon will refuse to start if the user and group do not match the
one defined at build time; this behaviour can be overridden by the
``--no-user-checks`` option.
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