|BGPLGSH(8)||System Manager's Manual||BGPLGSH(8)|
bgplgsh — looking
glass shell for the OpenBSD Border Gateway Protocol daemon
bgplgsh program is a looking glass
shell for the bgpd(8) Border
Gateway Protocol daemon. The looking glass will provide a simple command
line interface with read-only access to a restricted set of
bgpd(8) and system status
information, which is typically used on route servers by Internet Service
Providers (ISPs) and Internet eXchange points (IXs).
It requires three steps to enable the looking glass shell:
bgplgshas a valid login shell. See shells(5) for more information.
# echo /usr/bin/bgplgsh >> /etc/shells
# adduser -shell bgplgsh -batch bgplg # passwd bgplg
For example, add the following to /etc/bgpd.conf to have bgpd(8) open a second, restricted, control socket:
socket "/var/www/run/bgpd.rsock" restricted
bgplgsh program first appeared in
OpenBSD 4.1. The initial implementation was done in
2005 for DE-CIX, the German commercial internet exchange point.
bgplgsh program was written by
To prevent commands from running endlessly,
bgplgsh will kill the corresponding processes after
a hard limit of 60 seconds. For example, this can take effect when using
blackholed or bad routes.
|March 17, 2019||OpenBSD-6.7|