BUSCTL(1)busctlBUSCTL(1)NAMEbusctl - Introspect the bus
SYNOPSISbusctl [OPTIONS...] [COMMAND] [NAME...]
DESCRIPTIONbusctl may be used to introspect and monitor the D-Bus bus.
The following options are understood:
Connect to the bus specified by ADDRESS instead of using suitable
defaults for either the system or user bus (see --system and --user
When showing the list of endpoints, show a column containing the
names of containers they belong to. See systemd-
When showing the list of endpoints, show only "unique" names (of
the form ":number.number").
The opposite of --unique — only "well-known" names will be shown.
When showing the list of endpoints, show only endpoints which have
actually not been activated yet, but may be started automatically
When showing messages being exchanged, show only the subset
Do not print the legend, i.e. the column headers and the footer.
Talk to the service manager of the calling user, rather than the
service manager of the system.
Talk to the service manager of the system. This is the implied
Execute the operation remotely. Specify a hostname, or username and
hostname separated by "@", to connect to. This will use SSH to talk
to the remote machine manager instance.
Execute operation on a local container. Specify a container name to
Print a short help text and exit.
Print a short version string and exit.
Do not pipe output into a pager.
The following commands are understood:
Show endpoints attached to the bus. This is the default if no
command is specified.
Dump messages being exchanged. If NAME is specified, show messages
to or from this endpoint. Otherwise, show all messages on the bus.
Show process information and credentials of a bus endpoint.
Show command syntax help.
SEE ALSOdbus-daemon(1), D-Bus, kdbus, sd-bus(3), systemd(1), systemd-bus-