evmchmgr(1M)evmchmgr(1M)NAMEevmchmgr - Event Manager channel manager
The EVM channel manager is started automatically by the EVM daemon, and
usually should not be run as a stand-alone program. It reads a set of
channel definitions from the channel configuration file and executes
the commands defined as the monitor and cleanup functions for any chan‐
nel, at the configured intervals. A channel is not required to be con‐
figured with either of these periodic functions. However, the channel
manager ignores any channels which do not have either of these func‐
By default, the channel manager reads its configuration from the file.
To specify a different configuration file, use the command. If the
channel configuration file is changed while the channel manager is run‐
ning, use the command to instruct the channel manager to reconfigure
The channel manager reconfigures itself when is run, or upon receipt of
Sets the configuration file to
config_file. The default configuration file is
Sets message output to
log_file. The default is When the channel manager
starts, it renames any previous message file by
appending to its name, and creates a new file.
The following exit values are returned:
An error occurred.
Default channel configuration file Default channel manager log file
kill(1), evmd(1M), evmreload(1M), evmstart(1M), evmstop(1M).