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bird can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:
pakfire install bird
The bird configuration file is located at
[root@ipfire-vm ~]# cat /etc/bird.conf # This is a basic configuration file, which contains boilerplate options and # some basic examples. It allows the BIRD daemon to start but will not cause # anything else to happen. # # Please refer to the BIRD User's Guide documentation, which is also available # online at http://bird.network.cz/ in HTML format, for more information on # configuring BIRD and adding routing protocols. # Configure logging log syslog all; . . .
There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.
To obtain a list of possible commands:
The output is similar to this:
Usage: bird [--version] [--help] [-c <config-file>] [OPTIONS] Options: -c <config-file> Use given configuration file instead of prefix/etc/bird.conf -d Enable debug messages and run bird in foreground -D <debug-file> Log debug messages to given file instead of stderr -f Run bird in foreground -g <group> Use given group ID -h, --help Display this information -l Look for a configuration file and a communication socket file in the current working directory -p Test configuration file and exit without start -P <pid-file> Create a PID file with given filename -R Apply graceful restart recovery after start -s <control-socket> Use given filename for a control socket -u <user> Drop privileges and use given user ID --version Display version of BIRD