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avahi-autoipd(8)					      avahi-autoipd(8)

       avahi-autoipd - IPv4LL network address configuration daemon

       avahi-autoipd [options] interface

       avahi-autoipd --kill interface

       avahi-autoipd --refresh interface

       avahi-autoipd --check interface

       avahi-autoipd  implements  IPv4LL, "Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 Link-
       Local Addresses" (IETF RFC3927), a protocol for	automatic  IP  address
       configuration from the link-local range without the need
       for a central server. It is primarily intended to  be  used  in	ad-hoc
       networks which lack a DHCP server.

       IPv4LL is part of the Zeroconf stack.

       avahi-autoipd can be used as stand-alone address allocator or as plugin
       for a DHCP client such as ISC's dhclient, where it can be used as fall‐
       back solution if no DHCP server is found.

       To  allow  communication between hosts that have only an IPv4LL address
       assigned and hosts that only have a routable IP	address	 assigned  you
       may add the following routes to both network configurations:

       route add -net netmask dev eth0 metric 99

       route add default dev eth0 metric 99

       See  http://developer.apple.com/qa/qa2004/qa1357.html for more informa‐

       -D | --daemonize
	      Daemonize after startup. Implies --syslog.

       -k | --kill
	      Kill an already running avahi-autoipd on the  specified  network
	      interface. (Equivalent to sending a SIGTERM)

       -r | --refresh
	      Tell   an	 already  running  avahi-autoipd  to  re-announce  the
	      acquired IP address on the specified network interface. (Equiva‐
	      lent to sending a SIGHUP)

       -c | --check
	      Return  0 as return code if avahi-autoipd is already running for
	      the specified network interface.

       -s | --syslog
	      Log to syslog instead of STDERR. Implied by --daemonize.

	      Enable verbose mode.

	      Don't drop root privileges after startup. We  recommend  not  to
	      use this option.

	      Don't  chroot(2)	the daemon. This option is only available when
	      compiled with chroot() support.

       -S | --start=
	      Try to acquire the specified IP address, which must be from  the
	      IPv4LL range

       -w | --wait
	      Wait  until  a  IP address has been successfully acquired before
	      detaching. Only valid in combination with --daemonize.

	      Acquire an IPv4LL address, even if a routable address  has  been
	      configured on the interface.

	      Don't  change the process name while running. Unless this option
	      is specified avahi-autoipd will reflect its  current  state  and
	      the IP address in the process title.

       -h | --help
	      Show help.

       -v | --version
	      Show version information.

       /home/lennart/tmp/avahi/etc/avahi/avahi-autoipd.action:	the  script to
       run when an IP address as been acquired or is lost.

       SIGINT, SIGTERM: avahi-autoipd will shutdown. (Same as --kill)

       SIGHUP: avahi-autoipd will re-announce the acquired IP  address.	 (Same
       as --refresh)

       The  Avahi  Developers  <avahi (at) lists (dot) freedesktop (dot) org>;
       Avahi is available from http://avahi.org/

       autoipd.action(8), dhclient(8)

       http://avahi.org/wiki/AvahiAutoipd documents how avahi-autoipd is  best
       packaged and integrated into distributions.

       This man page was written using xml2man(1) by Oliver Kurth.

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