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NAME

       vpcd - virtual power control daemon

SYNOPSIS

       vpcd [--port PORT]

DESCRIPTION

       vpcd  is  a  test  program  for  PowerMan which emulates a remote power
       control device.  It can be run interactively by the powerman daemon, or
       it can listen on a port of your choosing.

OPTIONS

       -p, --port PORT
              Instructs  vpcd  to listen for connections on the specified port
              instead of using stdin/stdout.   Only  one  connection  will  be
              accepted.

INTERACTIVE COMMANDS

       The following commands are available at the vpcd> prompt:

       login  The  login  command must br run before any of the other commands
              will work.  No username or password is required.

       logoff Return vpcd to the initial state.

       stat PLUG|*
              Show the power status of PLUG.  If PLUG is ‘‘*’’,  perform  this
              action on all plugs.

       beacon PLUG|*
              Show  the beacon status of PLUG.  If PLUG is ‘‘*’’, perform this
              action on all plugs.

       temp PLUG|*
              Show the temperature of the node attached to PLUG.  If  PLUG  is
              ‘‘*’’, perform this action on all plugs.

       spew COUNT
              Print  COUNT  80-char  lines.   This  is  the  basis of a buffer
              handling test.

       on PLUG|*
              Turn on PLUG.  If PLUG is ‘‘*’’,  perform  this  action  on  all
              plugs.

       off PLUG|*
              Turn  off  PLUG.   If  PLUG is ‘‘*’’, perform this action on all
              plugs.

       flash PLUG|*
              Light the beacon on PLUG.  If PLUG is ‘‘*’’, perform this action
              on all plugs.

       unflash PLUG|*
              Unlight  the  beacon  on  PLUG.   If PLUG is ‘‘*’’, perform this
              action on all plugs.

       reset PLUG|*
              Reset the node attached to PLUG.  If PLUG is ‘‘*’’, perform this
              action on all plugs.

FILES

       /usr/sbin/vpcd

ORIGIN

       PowerMan  was  originally  developed  by Andrew Uselton on LLNL’s Linux
       clusters.  This software is open source and distributed under the terms
       of the GNU GPL.

SEE ALSO

       powerman(1),    powermand(8),   httppower(8),   plmpower(8),   vpcd(8),
       powerman.conf(5), powerman.dev(5), powerman-devices(7).

       http://sourceforge.net/projects/powerman