rpcinfo - report RPC information
rpcinfo -p [host]
rpcinfo [-n portnum] -u host program [version]
rpcinfo [-n portnum] -t host program [version]
rpcinfo -b program version
rpcinfo -d program version
rpcinfo -s program version port
rpcinfo makes an RPC call to an RPC server and reports what
The options are as follows:
-p Probe the portmapper on host, and print a list of
RPC programs. If host is not specified, it defaults
to the value
returned by hostname(1).
-u Make an RPC call to procedure 0 of program on the
using UDP, and report whether a response was received.
-t Make an RPC call to procedure 0 of program on the
using TCP, and report whether a response was received.
-n Use portnum as the port number for the -t and -u options instead
of the port number given by the portmapper.
-b Make an RPC broadcast to procedure 0 of the specified program and
version using UDP and report all hosts that respond.
-d Delete registration for the RPC service of the specified program
and version. Registrations which point at ports
1024 can only be deleted by the superuser.
-s Create a registration for the RPC service of the
program and version, located at port port. Registrations which
point at ports numbered below 1024 can only be created (or
changed) by the superuser.
The program argument can be either a name or a number.
If a version is specified, rpcinfo attempts to call that
version of the
specified program. Otherwise, rpcinfo attempts to find all
version numbers for the specified program by calling
(which is presumed not to exist; if it does exist, rpcinfo
obtain this information by calling an extremely high version
and attempts to call each registered version. Note:
number is required for -b and -d options.
To show all of the RPC services registered on the local machine use:
$ rpcinfo -p
To show all of the RPC services registered on the machine
$ rpcinfo -p klaxon
To show all machines on the local net that are running the
$ rpcinfo -b ypserv 'version' | uniq
where 'version' is the current Yellow Pages version obtained
from the results
of the -p switch above.
To delete the registration for version 1 of the walld service use:
$ rpcinfo -d walld 1
RPC Programming Guide.
In releases prior to SunOS 3.0, the Network File System
(NFS) did not
register itself with the portmapper; rpcinfo cannot be used
to make RPC
calls to the NFS server on hosts running such releases.
OpenBSD 3.6 December 17, 1987
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