Section: busctl (1)
:busctl [OPTIONS...] [COMMAND] [NAME...]
The following options are understood:
- Connect to the bus specified by ADDRESS instead of using suitable defaults for either the system or user bus (see --system and --user options).
- When showing the list of endpoints, show a column containing the names of containers they belong to. See (8).
- When showing the list of endpoints, show only "unique" names (of the form "
- The opposite of --unique --- only "well-known" names will be shown.
- When showing the list of endpoints, show only endpoints which have actually not been activated yet, but may be started automatically if accessed.
- When showing messages being exchanged, show only the subset matching MATCH.
- Do not print the legend, i.e. the column headers and the footer.
- Talk to the service manager of the calling user, rather than the service manager of the system.
- Talk to the service manager of the system. This is the implied default.
- Execute the operation remotely. Specify a hostname, or a username and hostname separated by "@", to connect to. The hostname may optionally be suffixed by a container name, separated by "
- ", which connects directly to a specific container on the specified host. This will use SSH to talk to the remote machine manager instance. Container names may be enumerated with machinectl -H HOST.:
- Execute operation on a local container. Specify a container name to connect to.
- Print a short help text and exit.
- Print a short version string and exit.
- Do not pipe output into a pager.
The following commands are understood:
- Show endpoints attached to the bus. This is the default if no command is specified.
- Dump messages being exchanged. If NAME is specified, show messages to or from this endpoint. Otherwise, show all messages on the bus.
- Show process information and credentials of a bus endpoint.
- Show command syntax help.