Section: DPM Library Functions (3) Updated: $Date: 2007/05/09 06:38:31 $ Local index
dpm_ping - check if Disk Pool Manager is alive and return its version number
int dpm_ping (char *server,
checks if the Disk Pool Manager is alive and returns its version number.
specifies the Disk Pool Manager hostname.
If NULL, the DPM_HOST environment variable is used.
points at a buffer to receive the information (currently the version number).
The buffer must be at least 256 characters long.
This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation
failed. In the latter case,
is set appropriately.
is a NULL pointer.
Disk Pool Manager is not running or is being shutdown.
- RETURN VALUE
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