kea-dhcp6 - DHCPv6 server in Kea
kea-dhcp6 [-v] [-V] [-W] [-d] [-c config-file] [-t config-file] [-p server-port-number]
The kea-dhcp6 daemon provides the DHCPv6 server implementation.
The arguments are as follows:
- Displays the version.
- Displays the extended version.
- Displays the configuration report.
- Enables the debug mode with extra verbosity.
- -c config-file
- Specifies the configuration file with the configuration for the DHCPv6 server. It may also contain configuration entries for other Kea services.
- -t config-file
- Checks the configuration file and reports the first error, if any. Note that not all parameters are completely checked; in particular, service and control channel sockets are not opened, and hook libraries are not loaded.
- -p server-port-number
- Specifies the server port number (1-65535) on which the server listens. This is useful for testing purposes only.
Kea comes with an extensive Kea Administrator Reference Manual that covers all aspects of running the Kea software - compilation, installation, configuration, configuration examples, and much more. Kea also features a Kea Messages Manual, which lists all possible messages Kea can print with a brief description for each of them. Both documents are available in various formats (.txt, .html, .pdf) with the Kea distribution. The Kea documentation is available at https://kb.isc.org/docs/kea-administrator-reference-manual .
Kea source code is documented in the Kea Developer's Guide. Its online version is available at https://jenkins.isc.org/job/Kea_doc/doxygen/.
The Kea project website is available at https://kea.isc.org.
MAILING LISTS AND SUPPORT¶
There are two public mailing lists available for the Kea project. kea-users (kea-users at lists.isc.org) is intended for Kea users, while kea-dev (kea-dev at lists.isc.org) is intended for Kea developers, prospective contributors, and other advanced users. Both lists are available at https://lists.isc.org. The community provides best-effort support on both of those lists.
ISC provides professional support for Kea services. See https://www.isc.org/kea/ for details.
The b10-dhcp6 daemon was first coded in June 2011 by Tomek Mrugalski.
Kea became a standalone server and the BIND 10 framework was removed. The DHCPv6 server binary was renamed to kea-dhcp6 in July 2014.
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