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REPL-MONITOR.PL(1) General Commands Manual REPL-MONITOR.PL(1)

NAME - Directory Server replication monitor


repl‐  [-f configuration‐file] [‐h host] [-p port] [-r] [-c connection] [-a alias] [-k color] [-u refresh‐url] [-s] [-t refresh‐interval] [-v]


Outputs the status of all of the configured Directory Servers participating in replication. The servers to query for status are specified in the configuration file.


A summary of options is included below:
-h, --host host
Hostname of DS server
-p, --port port
TCP port
-f, --configfile configuration-file
Configuration file
-c, --conn connection
Uses the same format as the configfile directive
-a, --alias alias
Uses the same format as the configfile directive
-k, --color color
Uses the same format as the configfile directive
-r, --skip-header
Removes extra HTML tags
-u, --refreshurl refresh url
Refresh url
-t, --interval refresh interval
Refresh interval
-W, --prompt
Prompt for passwords
-s, --text
Print plain text report


This section describes the various directives that can be used in the configuration file.
The connection details about a replica




Define an alias for a server, this alias is used in the report in place of the hostname/port

alias = host:port

Set a color based on the replicaton lag time lowmark (in minutes)

lowmark = color


Example of a configuration file:

localhost.localdomain:3891:cn=directory manager:password:*
localhost2.localdomain:3892:cn=directory manager:password:*

MY_SYSTEM1 = localhost.localdomain:3891
MY_SYSTEM2 = localhost2.localdomain:3892

60 = #FFCCCC

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Copyright © 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
This manual page was written by Michele Baldessari <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
Manual page updated by Mark Reynolds <> 3/31/2017
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the Directory Server license found in the LICENSE file of this software distribution. This license is essentially the GNU General Public License version 3 with an exception for plug‐in distribution.
March 31, 2017