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E10K: SSP daemons


Standard disclaimer: Use the information that follows at your own risk. If you screw up a system, don't blame it on me...


The following daemons run on the SSP; don't run them manually unless directed to do so.

Daemon

Description

cbs

Control board server; provides central access to the E10K control board for client programs running on the SSP.

edd

event detector daemon; uploads event detction scripts to the control boards. When one of these scripts detecs an event, edd executes a response action script.

fad

file access daemon; provides distributed file access services to the SSP clients that need to monitor, read, and write to the SSP configuration files

machine_server

Provides machine services for netcon and routes host messages to the proper message file.

netcon_server

The connection point for all netcon clients. Netcon_sever communicates with OBP through a control board protocol and the OS using TCP/IP protocols.

obp_helper

Begins execution of OBP. obp_helper terminates when OBP does. During execution, obp_helperprovides services to the OBP such as nvram simulaton, IDprom simulation, and time of day. netcon_server is part of obp_helper

snmpd

Services the objects listed in the Ultra-Enterprise-1000.mib

straps

SNMP trap sink server; listens to teh SNMP trap port for incoming trap messages and forwards received messages to all connected clients.

xntpd

Network time protocol; provides time synchronization servcies.