NINFOD(8) iputils NINFOD(8)

ninfod - Respond to IPv6 Node Information Queries

ninfod [-dhv] [-p pidfile] [-u user] [-v]

Responds to IPv6 Node Information Queries (RFC4620) from clients. Queries can be sent by various implementations of ping command.

-d

Debug mode. Do not go background.

-h

Show help.

-v

Verbose mode.

-u user

Run as another user. user can either be username or user ID.

-p pidfile

File for process-id storage. user is required to be able to create the file.

-V

Print version and exit.

ping(8).

ninfod was written by USAGI/WIDE Project.

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