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npppctl
control npppd

npppctl [
-n
] [
-s socket
] command [
argument ...
]

The npppctl utility controls the npppd(8) daemon.
The options are as follows:
 
 
Show IP addresses instead of their hostnames.
 
 
socket
Use socket instead of the default /var/run/npppd.sock to communicate with npppd(8).
The following commands are available:
 
 
| filter ...
Disconnect PPP sessions. If filter is specified, only matching PPP sessions are disconnected. If all is specified, all PPP sessions are disconnected. See session all for the types of filter.
 
 
| filter ...
Monitor start and stop of PPP sessions. If filter is specified, only matching PPP sessions are monitored. If all is specified, all PPP sessions are monitored. See session all for the types of filter.
 
 
[
filter ...
]
Show detailed information for PPP sessions. If filter is specified, only matching PPP sessions are shown; otherwise all PPP sessions are shown. The following filters are available:
 
 
ip_address
Show or clear PPP sessions whose IP address match ip_address.
 
 
interface_name
Show or clear PPP sessions that use the interface specified by interface_name.
 
 
id
Show or clear PPP sessions whose Ppp-Id match id.
 
 
protocol
Show or clear PPP sessions that use the tunneling protocol specified by protocol.
 
 
realm_name
Show or clear PPP sessions whose realm match the specified realm_name.
 
 
username
Show or clear PPP sessions whose username match username.
 
 
Show brief information for all PPP sessions.
 
 
Show I/O statistics for all PPP sessions.

The npppctl program first appeared in OpenBSD 5.3.

The npppctl program was written by Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
April 4, 2014 OpenBSD-current