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RTQUERY(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual		    RTQUERY(8)

     rtquery --	query routing daemons for their	routing	tables

     rtquery [-np1] [-w	timeout] [-r addr] [-a secret] host ...
     rtquery [-t op] host ...

     The rtquery utility is used to query a RIP	network	routing	daemon,
     routed(8) or gated(8), for	its routing table by sending a request or poll
     command.  The routing information in any routing response packets re-
     turned is displayed numerically and symbolically.

     The rtquery utility by default uses the request command.  When the	-p op-
     tion is specified,	rtquery	uses the poll command, an undocumented exten-
     sion to the RIP protocol supported	by gated(8).  When querying gated(8),
     the poll command is preferred over	the request command because the	re-
     sponse is not subject to Split Horizon and/or Poisoned Reverse, and be-
     cause some	versions of gated do not answer	the request command.
     Routed(8) does not	answer the poll	command, but recognizes	requests com-
     ing from rtquery and so answers completely.

     The rtquery utility is also used to turn tracing on or off	in routed(8).

     The following options are available:

     -n	     displays only the numeric network and host	numbers	instead	of
	     both numeric and symbolic.

     -p	     uses the poll command to request full routing information from
	     gated(8).	This is	an undocumented	extension RIP protocol sup-
	     ported only by gated(8).

     -1	     queries using RIP version 1 instead of RIP	version	2.

     -w	timeout
	     changes the delay for an answer from each host.  By default, each
	     host is given 15 seconds to respond.

     -r	addr
	     asks about	the route to destination addr.

     -a	passwd=XXX

     -a	md5_passwd=XXX|KeyID
	     causes the	query to be sent with the indicated cleartext or MD5

     -t	op   changes tracing, where op is one of the following.	 Requests from
	     processes not running with	UID 0 or on distant networks are gen-
	     erally ignored by the daemon except for a message in the system
	     log.  Gated(8) is likely to ignore	these debugging	requests.

		       turns tracing on	into the specified file.  That file
		       must usually have been specified	when the daemon	was
		       started or be the same as a fixed name, often

	       more    increases the debugging level.

	       off     turns off tracing.

	       dump    dumps the daemon's routing table	to the current trace-

     gated(8), routed(8)

     Routing Information Protocol, RIPv1, RFC1058.

     Routing Information Protocol, RIPv2, RFC1723.

BSD				 June 1, 1996				   BSD


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