is an IP protocols logger. It logs incoming TCP connections, UDP
datagrams and ICMP packets sent to a host.
is based on the well-known iplogger written by Mike Edulla. The main
drawback of iplogger is that it is not (easily) configurable.
has been written keeping in mind that it should be extremely
configurable and it should be easy to extend its logging capabilities.
-c file-name, --config file-name
file-name specifies an alternate configuration file to use. By
default, CONFIGURATION_FILE is used.
Print a usage message on standard output and exits successfully.
This option cause
not to place itself in the background. The log messages will be logged
to standard output instead of using syslog.
reacts to certain signal. An easy way to send it signals is to use the
kill -SIGNAL `cat PID_FILE`
to close all the open sockets and log files, reread the configuration
file and restart. Note that this signal should be sent to ippl if the
log files are renamed or deleted.
will cleanly die.
has been started with th -n option, it will cleanly die.
/etc/ippl.conf - configuration file
/usr/share/doc/ippl/* - files worth reading if you still have a question
/var/run/ippl/ippl.pid - file containing the PID of the running ippl