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mfscgiserv(8) This is part of MooseFS mfscgiserv(8)


mfscgiserv - start HTTP/CGI server for Moose File System monitoring


mfscgiserv [-H BIND_HOST] [-P BIND_PORT] [-R ROOT_PATH] [-t LOCKTIMEOUT] [-f [-v]] [ACTION]

mfscgiserv -h


mfscgiserv is a very simple HTTP server capable of running CGI scripts for Moose File System monitoring.


print usage information and exit
local address to listen on (default: any)
port to listen on (default: 9425)
local path to use as HTTP document root (default is CGIDIR set up at configure time)
run in foreground, don't daemonize
log requests on stderr
how long to wait for lockfile (in seconds; default is 60 seconds)
is one of start, stop, restart or test. Default action is restart. The test action will yield one of two responses: "mfscgiserv pid: PID" or "mfscgiserv is not running".


Copyright (C) 2021 Jakub Kruszona-Zawadzki, Core Technology Sp. z o.o.

This file is part of MooseFS.

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August 2021 MooseFS 3.0.116-1