statd, rpc.statd - network status monitor
is an RPC server. It interacts with to provide the crash and recovery
functions for the locking services on NFS (see lockd(1M)).
keeps track of the clients with processes which hold locks on a server.
When the server reboots after a crash, sends a message to the on each
client indicating that the server has rebooted. The client processes
then informs the on the client that the server has rebooted. The
client then attempts to reclaim the lock(s) from the server.
on the client host also informs the on the server(s) holding locks for
the client when the client has rebooted. In this case, the on the
server informs its that all locks held by the rebooting client should
be released, allowing other processes to lock those files.
recognizes the following options and command-line arguments:
This is an obsolete option. All messages and errors are logged to
The crash of a server is only detected upon its recovery.
lists hosts and network addresses to be contacted after a reboot
lists hosts and network addresses that could not be contacted after
includes a number which changes during a reboot
was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
SEE ALSOlockd(1M), fcntl(2), lockf(2), signal(2), sm(4).