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smsd(8)								      smsd(8)


  smsd - The SysMan Station daemon




  -d  Runs smsd	as a daemon. This creates a separate process and redirects
      output to	the smsd log files.


  The SysMan Station is	a client-server	application consisting of a daemon
  (smsd) and the SysMan	Station	graphical user interface (sysman_station(8)).
  The SysMan Station provides the ability to monitor and manage	a single sys-
  tem or a TruCluster system.  The smsd	server is responsible for gathering
  system management data from the host and presenting that information to the
  SysMan Station client. SysMan	Station	management data	is collected from the
  following sources:

    +  Desktop Management (DMI)	- software related management data

    +  Common Hardware - hardware related management data

    +  Event Management	(EVM) -	event data

    +  SMS data	files -	SMS configuration data


  You must have	root privileges	to run this command.


   1.  The following example shows how to run the System Management Station
	    /sbin/init.d/smsd start

   2.  The following explains how to terminate and restart the daemon:

       A System	Management Station daemon should not be	terminated when
       active client connections exist.	To test	for active connections to a
       daemon, use the following command:
	    netstat -a | grep 596

       If there	are no active clients, the resulting output looks like the
	    tcp	    0	    0	    *.596	    *.*		    LISTEN

       The output should have no more than a single line with *.596 in the
       fourth column, which indicates the listening port for the daemon.

       If there	are active clients, the	resulting output looks like the	fol-
	    tcp		    0	    0	    system1.domain.com.596
	    system2.domain.com.2592	    ESTABLISHED
	    tcp		    0	    0	    system2.domain.com.2592
	    system1.domain.com.596	    ESTABLISHED
	    tcp		    0	    0	    *.596	    *.*

       In the latter example, an active	client connection is indicated in the
       first line of output by its address, system1.domain.com,	which is
       appended	with the listening port	of the daemon, 596. The
       system2.domain.com does not have	an address indicating a	port of	596,
       and is not relevant here. The clients should be terminated prior	to
       termination of the daemon. An attempt to	restart	the daemon fails if
       such a connection is active. To terminate the daemon on a system	(or
       cluster member),	execute:
	    /sbin/init.d/smsd stop

       In a cluster environment, there may be an occasion to restart the dae-
       mons.  In such a	case, the daemon on each node of the cluster must be
       terminated.  After termination of all System Management Station dae-
       mons, internal data files should	be cleared by executing	the following
       command in superuser mode (this need be done only once, from any	clus-
       ter member):
	    rm -rf /var/cluster/sms/*/*

       After the data files have been removed, the System Management Station
       daemon for each cluster member may be started (previously described).


	  The SysMan Station daemon

	  The directory	containing SysMan Station data files

	  SysMan Station log files


  Commands: netstat(1),	sysman_station(8)

  System Administration