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NAME


soconfig - configure transport providers for use by sockets

SYNOPSIS


/sbin/soconfig -d dir


/sbin/soconfig -f file


/sbin/soconfig family type protocol [module | path]


/sbin/soconfig -l


DESCRIPTION


The soconfig utility configures the transport provider driver for use
with sockets. It specifies how the family, type, and protocol parameters
in the socket(3SOCKET) call are mapped to the name of a transport
provider such as /dev/tcp. This utility can be used to add an additional
mapping or remove a previous mapping.


The init(1M) utility uses soconfig with the sock2path.d(4) directory
during the booting sequence.

OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-d dir
Set up the soconfig configuration for each driver according
to the information stored in the files in dir.


-f file
Set up the soconfig configuration for each driver according to
the information stored in file. A soconfig file consists of
lines of at least the first three fields listed below,
separated by spaces:

family type protocol [module | path]

These fields are described in the OPERANDS section below.

An example of file can be found in the EXAMPLES section below.


-l
Print the in-kernel socket configuration table.


OPERANDS


The following operands are supported:

family
The protocol family as listed in the
/usr/include/sys/socket.h file, expressed as an integer.


type
The socket type as listed in the
/usr/include/sys/socket.h file, expressed as an integer.


protocol
The protocol number as specified in the family-specific
include file, expressed as an integer. For example, for
AF_INET this number is specified in
/usr/include/netinet/in.h. An unspecified protocol
number is denoted with the value zero.


module | path
The module name or path name of a device that
corresponds to the transport provider, such as tcp or
/dev/tcp. Modules must reside in kernel/socketmod. A
device name must begin with /dev. If this parameter is
specified, the configuration will be added for the
specified family, type, and protocol. If this parameter
is not specified, the configuration will be removed.


EXAMPLES


Example 1: Using soconfig




The following example sets up a module for family AF_INET and type
SOCK_STREAM:


example# soconfig 2 2 0 tcp


The following example sets up /dev/tcp for family AF_INET and type
SOCK_STREAM:


example# soconfig 2 2 0 /dev/tcp


The following is a sample file used with the -f option. Comment lines
begin with a hash mark (#):


# Family Type Protocol Module | Path
2 2 0 tcp
2 2 6 tcp

2 1 0 udp
2 1 17 udp

1 2 0 /dev/ticotsord
1 1 0 /dev/ticlts

2 4 0 icmp


FILES


/etc/sock2path.d
Directory containing files with mappings from sockets
to transport providers.


SEE ALSO


init(1M), sock2path.d(4), attributes(5)


Network Interface Guide


May 21, 2015 SOCONFIG(1M)