zebra [ -bdhklrv ] [ -f config-file ] [ -i pid-file ] [ -P port-number
zebra is a routing manager that implements the zebra route engine.
zebra supports RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPng, OSPF, OSPF6, BGP4+, and BGP4-.
Runs in batch mode, zebra parses its config and exits.
Runs in daemon mode, forking and exiting from tty.
-f, --config-file config-file
Specifies the config file to use for startup. If not specified
this option will likely default to /usr/local/etc/zebra.conf.
A brief message.
-i, --pid_file pid-file
When zebra starts its process idenifier is written to pid-file.
The init system uses the recorded PID to stop or restart zebra.
The likely default is /var/run/zebra.pid.
On startup, don't delete self inserted routes.
Turn verbose logging on.
-P, --vty_port port-number
Specify the port that the zebra VTY will listen on. This
defaults to 2602, as specified in /etc/services.
When the program terminates, retain routes added by zebra.
ip address [IP-ADDRESS]
The default location of the zebra binary.
The default location of the zebra config file.
If the zebra process is config'd to output logs to a file, then
you will find this file in the directory where you started
This man page is intended as a quick reference for command line
options, and for config file commands. The definitive document is the
Info file zebra.
The zebra process may log to standard output, to a VTY, to a log file,
or through syslog to the system logs. zebra supports many debugging
options, see the Info file, or the source for details.
References to other related man pages:
ripngd(8), ospfd(8), ospf6d(8), bgpd(8), zebra(8), vtysh(1)
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