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       config-gfsd - set up a file spool node of Gfarm


       config-gfsd [options]


       config-gfsd is a utility to set up a file sppol node of Gfarm file system. The server
       program for a file spool node is named gfsd.  config-gfsd is required to be run with the
       root privilege, unless you use the file system for private purpose such as development,
       evaluation or test of Gfarm.

       config-gfsd assumes that the configuration file %%SYSCONFDIR%%/gfarm2.conf (or
       %%SYSCONFDIR%%/gfsd.conf in case of the private-mode) exists on the host. Please copy the
       file from the metadata server, if missing.

       It performs the following processes, in that order:

        1. Crerate a spool directory.

        2. Update the Gfarm configuration file %%SYSCONFDIR%%/gfarm2.conf or

        3. Create a script (or a configuration file) to start/stop gfsd.

           On most systems, config-gfsd puts a start/stop script gfsd (or gfsd-ADDRESS in case of
           the private mode) onto either /etc/init.d or /etc/rc.d/init.d, according to the
           operating system.

           On Linux with systemd such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or later, config-gfsd puts
           the unit configuration file gfsd.service (or gfsd-ADDRESS.service in case of the
           private mode) onto /etc/systemd/system, and then executes systemctl enable
           gfsd.service (or systemctl enable gfsd-ADDRESS.service respectively).

        4. In case of the private mode, config-gfsd registers the host as a file spool node to
           the metadata server, by executing gfhost -c command. In the non-private mode, it shows
           how to register the host as a file spool node to the metadata server, like this:

               Please ask admin_user to register your host by the following command:

               /usr/bin/gfhost -c -a x86_64-centos7.0-linux -p 600 -n 2 ext540

        5. In case of the private mode, config-gfsd starts gfsd. In the non-private mode, it
           shows how to start gfsd, like as follows:

               After that, start gfsd by the following command as a root:

               systemctl start gfsd.service

        6.  Puts the script on %%SYSCONFDIR%%.  The script does unconfiguration
           of gfsd.  It stops gfsd and removes all files created by config-gfsd including

       Before set up a file spool node using config-gfsd, it is recommended to execute
       config-gfsd -t. With -t option, the sets up is not performed. Instead, it shows values of
       all configurable parameters:

           $ config-gfsd -t

           prefix                 [--prefix]:
           hostname                     [-h]:
           listen address               [-l]: (all local IP addresses)
           architecture                 [-a]: x86_64-centos6.5-linux
           port                         [-p]: 600
           ncpu                         [-n]: 8
           spool directory                  : /var/gfarm-spool
           rc script                        : /etc/init.d/gfsd
           gfarm client conf file           : /etc/gfarm2.conf
           gfsd pid file                    : /var/run/

       The option name surrounded by [ ] means that you can specify a value with that option.


       --prefix path
           Configure some paths related to gfsd. Specifically, the followings are affected.

           ·   The spool directory of gfsd. That is PREFIX/var/gfarm-spool.

           ·   The directory to put a PID file of gfsd. That is PREFIX/var/run.

           ·   The directory of configuration files. That is PREFIX/etc.

           ·   The directory of start/stop script for gfsd. That is PREFIX/etc/init.d or
               PREFIX/rc.d/init.d/etc which is depending on operating systems.

           ·   If systemd is running on the host, there is a special exception. When an empty
               prefix is given by --prefix option on such host, config-gfsd doesn't put a unit
               configuration file for systemd. Instead, it puts traditional start/stop script at

           ·   The unconfiguration script That is PREFIX/etc/

           The default is "" (empty).

       -a architecture
           Specify architecture of the host.  config-gfsd gives this value to gfhost -c as an
           argument of -a option.  config-gfsd guesses the architecture, and use it by default.

       -p port
           Specify a TCP port number the configured gfsd listens on. The default is 10600 if the
           private mode, 600 otherwise.

       -h hostname
           Specify a hostname of the host.  config-gfsd gives this value to gfhost -c as an
           non-option argument. The default is the fully qualified domainname of the host on DNS.

       -l address
           Specify a listen address of gfsd. By default, it listens on all local IP addresses. If
           this option is specified, also the following changes occur:

           ·   The name of start/stop script is changed from gfsd to gfsd-ADDRESS, when
               config-gfsd creates the script.

           ·   The name of unit configuration file for systemd is changed from gfsd.service to
               gfsd-ADDRESS.service, when config-gfsd creates the file.

           ·   The spool directory is changed from PREFIX/var/gfarm-spool to
               PREFIX/var/gfarm-spool-ADDRESS, where PREFIX is a prefix given by --prefix option.

       -n ncpu
           Specify the number of CPUs of the host.  config-gfsd gives this value to gfhost -c as
           an argument of -n option.  config-gfsd guesses the number of CPUs, and use it by

           Show usage, then exit.

           Enable the private mode.  config-gfsd sets up the Gfarm file system which can be run
           without root privilege. Specifically, config-gfsd changes the configuration procedures
           as follows:

           ·   The default listen port of gfsd (corresponding with -p option) is changed from 600
               to 10600.

           ·   It updates the configuration file %%SYSCONFDIR%%/gfsd.conf, instead of

           ·   It registers the file spool node by executing gfhost -c.

           ·   It starts gfsd, unless -N option is given.

           -S option never changes locations of a start/stop script and a configuration file.
           Since the default locations of those files are usually writable only for privilege
           users, config-gfsd fails to create them. To avoid this problem, also specify --prefix

           Do not start gfsd.

           Force overwriting an existing set up.

           Show values of all configurable parameters in human readable format, then exit

           Like '-t', but it shows values in KEY=VALUE format.


           configuration file for Gfarm clients

           configuration file for gfsd (used only in the private mode)

           start/stop script for gfsd

           unit configuration file for gfsd, read by systemd


       gfarm2.conf(5), config-gfarm(8), gfsd(8)