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avahi-daemon(8)                                                avahi-daemon(8)

       avahi-daemon - The Avahi mDNS/DNS-SD daemon

       avahi-daemon [options]

       avahi-daemon --kill

       avahi-daemon --reload

       avahi-daemon --check

       The  Avahi  mDNS/DNS-SD  daemon  implements  Apple's Zeroconf architecture (also known as "Rendezvous" or "Bon-
       jour"). The daemon registers local IP addresses and static services using mDNS/DNS-SD and provides two IPC APIs
       for  local  programs  to  make  use  of the mDNS record cache the avahi-daemon maintains. First there is the so
       called "simple protocol" which is used exclusively by avahi-dnsconfd (a daemon  which  configures  unicast  DNS
       servers  using  server  info published via mDNS) and nss-mdns (a libc NSS plugin, providing name resolution via
       mDNS). Finally there is the D-Bus interface which provides a rich object oriented interface  to  D-Bus  enabled

       Upon  startup  avahi-daemon  interprets its configuration file /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf and reads XML frag-
       ments from /etc/avahi/services/*.service which may define static DNS-SD services. If you enable publish-resolv-
       conf-dns-servers in avahi-daemon.conf the file /etc/resolv.conf will be read, too.

       -f | --file= FILE
              Specify the configuration file to read. (default: /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf)

       -D | --daemonize
              Daemonize after startup. Implies --syslog.

       -s | --syslog
              Log to syslog instead of STDERR. Implied by --daemonize.

              Increase verbosity to debug level.

              Don't  enforce resource limits as specified in the configuration file. (See setrlimit(2) for more infor-

              Don't drop root priviliges after startup and don't require daemon to be started as  root.  We  recommend
              not to use this option.

              Don't chroot(2) the daemon. This option is only available when compiled with chroot() support.

              Don't  change  the process name while running. Unless this option is specified avahi-daemon will reflect
              its current state and the selected host name in the process title.

       -k | --kill
              Kill an already running avahi-daemon. (equivalent to sending a SIGTERM)

       -r | --reload
              Tell an already running avahi-daemon to reread /etc/resolv.conf (in  case  you  enabled  publish-resolv-
              conf-dns-servers  in  avahi-daemon.conf) the files from /etc/avahi/services/. Please note that this will
              not reload the /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf. (equivalent to sending a SIGHUP)

       -c | --check
              Return 0 as return code when avahi-daemon is already running.

       -h | --help
              Show help

       -v | --version
              Show version information

       /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf: the default configuration file for avahi-daemon,  avahi-daemon.conf(5)  for  more

       /etc/avahi/hosts:  additional static hostname mappings to publish in mDNS, see avahi.hosts(5) for more informa-

       /etc/avahi/services/*.service: static service definitions, see avahi.service(5) for more information.

       SIGINT, SIGTERM, SIGQUIT: avahi-daemon will shutdown. (Same as --kill).

       SIGHUP: avahi-daemon will reload unicast DNS server data from /etc/resolv.conf and static  service  definitions
       from /etc/avahi/services/. (Same as --reload)

       SIGUSR1: avahi-daemon will dump local and remote cached resource record data to syslog.

       The Avahi Developers <avahi (at) lists (dot) freedesktop (dot) org>; Avahi is available from

       avahi-daemon.conf(5), avahi.hosts(5), avahi.service(5), avahi-dnsconfd(8), avahi-set-host-name(1)  documents  the  problems  when using Avahi in a unicast DNS zone

       This man page was written using xml2man(1) by Oliver Kurth.

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