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NAME


ndmpd - Network Data Management Protocol daemon

SYNOPSIS


/usr/lib/ndmp/ndmpd [-df]


DESCRIPTION


The ndmpd daemon handles client Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP)
requests. NDMP is an open, enterprise-wide, network-based data management
protocol used for backup and recovery. The ndmpd daemon enables users to
manage data backup and recovery using Data Management Application (DMA)
clients. The NDMP protocol is used to coordinate data movement and
control between a DMA and an NDMP server or between two NDMP servers.


OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-d
Enables debugging mode. Overrides ndmpd/debug-mode smf(5) property.


-f
Tells NDMP server not to detach from terminal and to run in
foreground. Log messages will be printed to standard error output in
addition to ndmp log file.


EXIT STATUS


0
Successful completion.


95
An error occurred that prevented the ndmpd daemon from initializing,
such as failure to fork a process, mutex initialization.


96
Configuration problem or invalid command line options.


FILES


/usr/lib/ndmp/ndmpd

Network data management protocol server binary.


/var/log/ndmp/ndmplog.0

Network data management protocol log messages file.


/var/ndmp/dumpdates

A text file that stores information about the date and the level of
dump backups.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Committed |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


svcs(1), ndmpadm(1M), svcadm(1M), svccfg(1M), syslogd(1M), attributes(5),
smf(5)

NOTES


The ndmpd daemon is managed by the service management facility (smf(5)),
under the service identifier:

svc:/system/ndmpd:default


Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or
requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(1M). The service's
status can be queried using the svcs(1) command.


February 24, 2014 NDMPD(1M)