This manual page documents briefly the
omniNames is omniORBs Interoperable Naming Service for CORBA,
an implementation of the OMG's COS Naming Service Specification.
To make it easy to use omniNames with corbaname URIs, it
starts with the default port of 2809 and an object key of
NameService for the root naming context.
When started for the first time omniNames needs to be told which port
it should listen on. This is specified with the -start option.
Subsequentley omniNames will always determine its port from the log
file which it writes.
When omniNames starts up successfully it writes the stringified object
reference for its root context on standard error.
A summary of options is included below.
For a complete description, see the HTML pages included in the
This needs to be used the first time omniNames is run. With no
port argument the standard default of 2809 is used.
This specifies the directory where the log/data files are kept. By
default /var/lib/omniorb-nameserver/ is used.
Where to redirect standard error output.
Ignore the port specification.
Alternate way to specify the directory where the log/data files are
Idle time between checkpoints in seconds. It defaults to 15 minutes.
The programs are documented fully by the HTML documentation in the