rtquery - query routing daemons for their routing tables
rtquery [-np1] [-w timeout] [-r addr] host ...
rtquery is used to query a network routing daemon, routed(8)
for its routing table by sending a request or poll command.
information in any routing ``response'' packets returned is
rtquery by default uses the request command. When the -p
option is specified,
rtquery uses the poll command, an undocumented extension to the
RIP protocol supported by gated. When querying gated, the
is preferred over the request command because the response
is not subject
to Split Horizon and/or Poisoned Reverse, and because some
gated do not answer the Request command. Routed does not
answer the Poll
command, but recognizes Requests coming from rtquery and so
rtquery is also used to turn tracing on or off in routed(8).
The options are as follows:
-n Normally network and host numbers are displayed both
and numerically. The -n option displays only the
and host numbers.
-p Uses the poll command to request full routing information from
gated. This is an undocumented extension RIP protocol supported
only by gated.
-1 Query using RIP version 1 instead of RIP version 2.
Changes the delay for an answer from each host. By
host is given 15 seconds to respond.
Ask about the route to destination addr.
-t op Change tracing, where op is one of the following.
processes not running with UID 0 or on distant networks are generally
ignored by the daemon except for a message in
Turn tracing on into the specified file.
must usually have been specified when the
started or be the same as a fixed name,
more Increases the debugging level.
off Turns off tracing.
dump Dumps the daemon's routing table to the
RFC 1058 - Routing Information Protocol, RIPv1
RFC 1723 - Routing Information Protocol, RIPv2
OpenBSD 3.6 June 1, 1996
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