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Overview

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller and Men & Mice Central can be configured using command line parameters. This section describes the configuration options for Men & Mice Central and the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

Men & Mice Central

Men & Mice Central is available for Windows, various flavors of UNIX, and Mac OS X.

Windows

Men & Mice Central runs as a service and you can start and stop Men & Mice Central using the Services application. You can also control Men & Mice Central using these command line options:

mmcentral –i

Installs Men & Mice Central as a service

mmcentral –u

Uninstalls Men & Mice Central

mmcentral –start

Starts the Men & Mice Central service

mmcentral –stop

Stops the Men & Mice Central service

mmcentral –v

Displays version information

mmcentral –h

Displays available command line options for Men & Mice Central

UNIX

Men & Mice Central runs as a daemon on Unix. You can use the mmcentral script to start and stop the Men & Mice Central daemon. The script is located in the startup scripts directory of the machine running Men & Mice Central.

mmcentral start

Starts the Men & Mice Central daemon

mmcentral stop

Stops the Men & Mice Central daemon

mmcentral restart

Stops and then restarts the Men & Mice Central daemon

mmcentral status

Displays the running state of Men & Mice Central

The Men & Mice Central binary is by default stored at the following location: /usr/sbin/mmcentrald 


You can set several options when starting Men & Mice Central:

-ll <level>

Men & Mice Central sends event messages to the system log.

You can change the log level for Men & Mice Central by using the –ll command-line option when starting the daemon.

Possible levels are 0 - 5 (the default value is 3)

-p <port>

Set port number to listen to (default 1231)

-u <user>

Specifies the user name or user id that the program should run as

-g <group>

Specifies the group name or group id that the program should run as

-d <path>

Sets the path where the data files should be located (the default path is /var/mmsuite/mmcentral)

-v

Displays version information

–h

Displays available command line options for Men & Mice Central

Example: 

Mac OS X

Men & Mice Central runs as a daemon on Mac OS X. You can use the mmcentral script to start and stop the Men & Mice Central daemon. The script is located in the /Library/StartupItems/ directory.

mmcentral start

Starts the Men & Mice Central daemon

mmcentral stop

Stops the Men & Mice Central daemon

mmcentral restart

Stops and then restarts the Men & Mice Central daemon

mmcentral status

Displays the running state of Men & Mice Central

The Men & Mice Central binary stored at the following location: /usr/sbin/mmcentrald
You can set several options when starting Men & Mice Central:

-ll <level>

Men & Mice Central sends event messages to the system log.

You can change the log level for Men & Mice Central by using the –ll command-line option when starting the daemon.

Possible levels are 0 - 5 (the default value is 3)

-p <port>

Set port number to listen to (default 1231)

-u <user>

Specifies the user name or user id that the program should run as

-g <group>

Specifies the group name or group id that the program should run as

-d <path>

Sets the path where the data files should be located (the default path is /var/mmsuite/mmcentral)

-v

Displays version information

–h

Displays available command line options for Men & Mice Central

Example: 

DNS Server Controller

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller is available for Windows, various flavors of UNIX, and Mac OS X.

Windows

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller runs as a service and you can start and stop the Server Controller using the Services application. You can also control the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller using these command line options:

mmremote –i

Installs the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller as a service

mmremote –u

Uninstalls the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

mmremote –start

Starts the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller service

mmremote –stop

Stops the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller service

mmremote –v

Displays version information

mmremote –h

Displays available command line options for the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

UNIX

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller runs as a daemon on Unix. You can use the mmremote script to start and stop the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon. The script is located in the startup scripts directory of the machine running the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller.

mmremote start

Starts the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon

mmremote stop

Stops the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon

mmremote restart

Stops and then restarts the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon

mmremote status

Displays the running state of the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller binary is by default stored at the following location: /usr/sbin/mmremoted 


You can set several options when starting the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller:

-ll <level>

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller sends event messages to the system log.

You can change the log level for the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller by using the –ll command-line option when starting the daemon.

Possible levels are 0 - 5 (the default value is 3)

-p <port>

Set port number to listen to (default 1337)

-u <user>

Specifies the user name or user id that the program should run as

-g <group>

Specifies the group name or group id that the program should run as

-t <path>

Specifies the directory for the program to chroot() to in a jailroot configuration

-c <file>

Location of the BIND configuration file (the default location is /etc/named.conf)

-v

Displays version information

–h

Displays available command line options for the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

Example: 

Mac OS X

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller runs as a daemon on Mac OS X. You can use the mmremote script to start and stop the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon. The script is located in the /Library/StartupItems/ directory.

mmremote start

Starts the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon

mmremote stop

Stops the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon

mmremote restart

Stops and then restarts the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller daemon

mmremote status

Displays the running state of the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller binary is by default stored at the following location: /usr/sbin/mmremoted 


You can set several options when starting the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller:

-ll <level>

The Men & Mice DNS Server Controller sends event messages to the system log.

You can change the log level for the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller by using the –ll command-line option when starting the daemon.

Possible levels are 0 - 5 (the default value is 3)

-p <port>

Set port number to listen to (default 1337)

-u <user>

Specifies the user name or user id that the program should run as

-g <group>

Specifies the group name or group id that the program should run as

-t <path>

Specifies the directory for the program to chroot() to in a jailroot configuration

-c <file>

Location of the BIND configuration file (the default location is /etc/named.conf)

-v

Displays version information

–h

Displays available command line options for the Men & Mice DNS Server Controller

Example: 

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