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
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.
processes then informs the
on the client that
the server has rebooted.
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:
- -l log_file
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 last reboot
includes a number which changes during a reboot
was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc.