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Manual Pages  — SETFIB

NAME

setfib – execute a utility with an altered default network view

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


setfib [-F] fib utility [argument ...]

DESCRIPTION

The setfib utility runs another utility with a different routing table. The table number fib will be used by default for all sockets started by this process or descendants.

ENVIRONMENT

The PATH environment variable is used to locate the requested utility if the name contains no ‘/’ characters.

EXIT STATUS

If utility is invoked, the exit status of setfib is the exit status of utility.

An exit status of 126 indicates utility was found, but could not be executed. An exit status of 127 indicates utility could not be found.

EXAMPLES

Run netstat(1) to view the second routing table.

    setfib -F 1 netstat -rn

or

    setfib 1 netstat -rn

or

    setfib -1 netstat -rn

SEE ALSO

setfib(2), setsockopt(2)

STANDARDS

The setfib utility is a FreeBSD specific extension. However, many Unix Ns - Ns like systems have an equivalent function.

HISTORY

The setfib utility appeared in FreeBSD 7.1 .

SETFIB (1) October 20, 2008

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