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LDPD(8) System Manager's Manual LDPD(8)

ldpdLabel Distribution Protocol daemon

ldpd [-dnv] [-D macro=value] [-f file]

ldpd is the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) daemon, which distributes MPLS label mappings between routers.

A running ldpd can be controlled with the ldpctl(8) utility.

The options are as follows:

Define macro to be set to value on the command line. Overrides the definition of macro in the configuration file.
Do not daemonize. If this option is specified, ldpd will run in the foreground and log to .
Specify an alternative configuration file.
Configtest mode. Only check the configuration file for validity.
Produce more verbose output.

Default ldpd configuration file.
UNIX-domain socket used for communication with ldpctl(8).

mpe(4), ldpd.conf(5), ldpctl(8), rc.conf(8)

E. Rosen, A. Viswanathan, and R. Callon, Multiprotocol Label Switching Architecture, RFC 3031, January 2001.

L. Andersson, I. Minei, and B. Thomas, LDP Specification, RFC 5036, October 2007.

The ldpd program first appeared in OpenBSD 4.6.

July 27, 2015 OpenBSD-5.9