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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

ndmpd(8)

Name

ndmpd - Network Data Management Protocol daemon

Synopsis

/usr/lib/ndmp/ndmpd

Description

The ndmpd daemon handles client Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) requests. NDMP is an open, enterprise-wide, network-based data management protocol used for backup and recovery. The ndmpd daemon enables users to manage data backup and recovery using Data Management Application (DMA) clients. The NDMP protocol is used to coordinate data movement and control between a DMA and an NDMP server or between two NDMP servers.

By default, ndmpd is disabled.

Exit Status

0

Successful completion.

1

An error occurred that prevented the ndmpd daemon from initializing, such as failure to fork a process, mutex initialization.

2

Invalid command-line options were specified.

Files

/usr/lib/ndmp/ndmpd

Network data management protocol server binary.

/var/ndmp/ndmp.log

Network data management protocol log messages file. This file is deleted upon reboot.

/var/ndmp/dumpdates

A text file that stores information about the date and the level of dump backups.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
service/storage/ndmp
Interface Stability
Committed

See Also

svcs(1), ndmp(5), attributes(7), smf(7), ndmpadm(8), svcadm(8), svccfg(8), syslogd(8)

Notes

The ndmpd(1) is managed by the smf(7), under the service identifier:

The ndmpd daemon is managed by the service management facility (smf(7)), under the service identifier:

svc:/system/ndmpd:default

Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(8). The service's status can be queried using the svcs(1) command.