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NAME

       lttng-save - Save LTTng tracing session configurations

SYNOPSIS

       lttng [GENERAL OPTIONS] save [--force] [--output-path=PATH] [SESSION]

DESCRIPTION

       The lttng save command saves the configurations of one or more tracing sessions to files.

       The lttng save command is used in conjunction with the lttng-load(1) command to save and
       restore the complete configurations of tracing sessions. This includes the enabled
       channels and event rules, the context added to channels, the tracing activity, and more.
       lttng save does not save tracing data, only the tracing session parameters.

       If SESSION is omitted, all the existing tracing session configurations are saved
       (equivalent to using the --all option). Otherwise, SESSION is the name of an existing
       tracing session. lttng list outputs all the existing tracing sessions (see lttng-list(1)).

       The default output directory path is $LTTNG_HOME/.lttng/sessions ($LTTNG_HOME defaults to
       $HOME). Each tracing session configuration file is named SESSION.lttng, where SESSION is
       the original tracing session name. The default output directory path can be overridden
       with the --output-path option.

       By default, existing tracing session configuration files are not overwritten when saving;
       the command fails. The --force option can be used to allow this.

OPTIONS

       General options are described in lttng(1).

       -a, --all
           Save all tracing session configurations (default).

       -f, --force
           Overwrite existing tracing session configuration files when saving.

       -o PATH, --output-path=PATH
           Set output directory path to PATH.

   Program information
       -h, --help
           Show command help.

           This option, like lttng-help(1), attempts to launch /usr/bin/man to view the command’s
           man page. The path to the man pager can be overridden by the LTTNG_MAN_BIN_PATH
           environment variable.

       --list-options
           List available command options.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

       LTTNG_ABORT_ON_ERROR
           Set to 1 to abort the process after the first error is encountered.

       LTTNG_HOME
           Overrides the $HOME environment variable. Useful when the user running the commands
           has a non-writable home directory.

       LTTNG_MAN_BIN_PATH
           Absolute path to the man pager to use for viewing help information about LTTng
           commands (using lttng-help(1) or lttng COMMAND --help).

       LTTNG_SESSION_CONFIG_XSD_PATH
           Path in which the session.xsd session configuration XML schema may be found.

       LTTNG_SESSIOND_PATH
           Full session daemon binary path.

           The --sessiond-path option has precedence over this environment variable.

       Note that the lttng-create(1) command can spawn an LTTng session daemon automatically if
       none is running. See lttng-sessiond(8) for the environment variables influencing the
       execution of the session daemon.

FILES

       $LTTNG_HOME/.lttngrc
           User LTTng runtime configuration.

           This is where the per-user current tracing session is stored between executions of
           lttng(1). The current tracing session can be set with lttng-set-session(1). See lttng-
           create(1) for more information about tracing sessions.

       $LTTNG_HOME/lttng-traces
           Default output directory of LTTng traces. This can be overridden with the --output
           option of the lttng-create(1) command.

       $LTTNG_HOME/.lttng
           User LTTng runtime and configuration directory.

       $LTTNG_HOME/.lttng/sessions
           Default location of saved user tracing sessions (see lttng-save(1) and lttng-load(1)).

       /usr/local/etc/lttng/sessions
           System-wide location of saved tracing sessions (see lttng-save(1) and lttng-load(1)).

           Note
           $LTTNG_HOME defaults to $HOME when not explicitly set.

EXIT STATUS

       0
           Success

       1
           Command error

       2
           Undefined command

       3
           Fatal error

       4
           Command warning (something went wrong during the command)

BUGS

       If you encounter any issue or usability problem, please report it on the LTTng bug tracker
       <https://bugs.lttng.org/projects/lttng-tools>.

RESOURCES

       ·   LTTng project website <http://lttng.org>

       ·   LTTng documentation <http://lttng.org/docs>

       ·   Git repositories <http://git.lttng.org>

       ·   GitHub organization <http://github.com/lttng>

       ·   Continuous integration <http://ci.lttng.org/>

       ·   Mailing list <http://lists.lttng.org> for support and development: lttng-
           dev@lists.lttng.org

       ·   IRC channel <irc://irc.oftc.net/lttng>: #lttng on irc.oftc.net

COPYRIGHTS

       This program is part of the LTTng-tools project.

       LTTng-tools is distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2
       <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html>. See the LICENSE
       <https://github.com/lttng/lttng-tools/blob/master/LICENSE> file for details.

THANKS

       Special thanks to Michel Dagenais and the DORSAL laboratory
       <http://www.dorsal.polymtl.ca/> at École Polytechnique de Montréal for the LTTng journey.

       Also thanks to the Ericsson teams working on tracing which helped us greatly with detailed
       bug reports and unusual test cases.

AUTHORS

       LTTng-tools was originally written by Mathieu Desnoyers, Julien Desfossez, and David
       Goulet. More people have since contributed to it.

       LTTng-tools is currently maintained by Jérémie Galarneau
       <mailto:jeremie.galarneau@efficios.com>.

SEE ALSO

       lttng-load(1), lttng(1)