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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

phionctrl

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Use the phionctrl utility to manage routing, IP addresses, interfaces, firewall processes, services, and modules for the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall.

The following phionctrl commands are available:

Command Usage
phionctrl route To display all active IP addresses, gateways, main routes, VPN interfaces, and the IP addresses of the running VPN service.
phionctrl server To manage and monitor running servers.
phionctrl service To manage services on a specific server without shutting down all available services.
phionctrl module To manage software modules.
phionctrl ip To manage IP addresses.
phionctrl arp To detect duplicate IP addresses in the network.
phionctrl tell To send unsolicited ARP requests.
phionctrl proc To view and handle processes on a Barracuda CloudGen Firewall.
phionctrl hostid To display the IDs of hardware components.
phionctrl lic To display license information for modules.
phionctrl session To view and kill management sessions.
phionctrl usage To monitor the CPU usage of all processes during a specified interval of time in milliseconds.
phionctrl box To monitor and manage processes specific to the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall (and not the operating system).
phionctrl versions To display the versions for modules.
phionctrl startup To start the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall subsystem (operating system) and its servers and services.
phionctrl shutdown To shut down the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall subsystem (operating system) and its servers and services.
phionctrl neighbor show

To show IPv4 or IPv6 BGP neighbors.

phionctrl boxinfo show To display hostname, DNS server, route tables, routing interfaces, and IP addresses.
phionctrl subscriptions To display subscriptions on the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall.
phionctrl dev

To display the status and properties of interfaces.

phionctrl route 

To display all active IP addresses, gateways, main routes, VPN interfaces, and the IP addresses of the active VPN service, use the following command:

phionctrl route show

Example Usage

The following table displays example output for the phionctrl route show command: 

root@HQ-NG1:~]# phionctrl route show
---------- Active IPs ---------------
     10.0.10.61/0  eth0 UP  00-0c-29-22-84-70
     10.0.10.88/7  eth0 UP  00-0c-29-22-84-70
      127.0.0.1/8  lo UP  00-00-00-00-00-00
      127.0.3.1/8  pvpn0 vpn0 vpnr0 UP  00-00-00-00-00-00
   172.16.0.254/0  eth3 UP  00-0c-29-22-84-8e
   194.93.0.195/8  dhcp UP  00-0c-29-22-84-84
     62.99.0.40/0  eth1 UP  00-0c-29-22-84-7a
---------- Active Routing Tables ----
vpnlocal            0
      up device           192.168.0.0/8  dev  pvpn0 src 0.0.0.0 metric 0 table vpnlocal foreign Name=
5                   0 POLICY from       10.0.11.0/8
      up device            172.16.0.0/8  dev   vpn0 src 0.0.0.0 metric 0 table 5 foreign Name=
dhcp1               0 POLICY from    194.93.0.195/0
      up device            194.93.0.0/8  dev   dhcp src 194.93.0.195 metric 0 table dhcp1 foreign Name=
main                0
      up device            194.93.0.0/8  dev   dhcp src 194.93.0.195 metric 0 table main foreign Name=
      up device             62.99.0.0/8  dev   eth1 src 62.99.0.40 metric 0 table main Name=HQ-ISP1
      up device            172.16.0.0/8  dev   eth3 src 172.16.0.254 metric 0 table main Name=HQ-DMZ
      up device             127.0.3.0/8  dev  pvpn0 src 127.0.3.1 metric 0 table main foreign Name=
      up device             127.0.3.0/8  dev  vpnr0 src 127.0.3.1 metric 0 table main foreign Name=
      up device             127.0.3.0/8  dev   vpn0 src 127.0.3.1 metric 0 table main foreign Name=
      up device             10.0.10.0/7  dev   eth0 src 10.0.10.88 metric 0 table main foreign Name=boxnet
      up device          194.93.0.254/0  dev   dhcp src 194.93.0.195 metric 0 table main foreign Name=
HQ-ISP1             0 POLICY from       62.99.0.0/8
      up gateway              0.0.0.0/32 dev   eth1 via 62.99.0.254 src 62.99.0.40 metric 0 table HQ-ISP1 foreign Name=HQ-ISP1a
default             0
      up gateway              0.0.0.0/32 dev   eth1 via 62.99.0.254 src 62.99.0.40 metric 1 table default Name=HQ-ISP1a
---------- Active v6 IPs ---------------
---------- Active v6 Routing Tables ----
main                                    32767 POLICY from             all/0 to             all/0
[2014-03-20 16:11 CET] [-root shell-] [-Barracuda Networks-]
[root@HQ-NG1:~]#

Typically, information is dumped to the display with standard output (stdout). If necessary, you can also pipe information to a file. To pipe information to a file, append the following to the command:

> /path/filename

Use this format, for example, to write the output of a command to a file in the /tmp directory: [root@mybox:~] phionctrl route show > /tmp/route

The piping function might facilitate error localization. If you experience any problems, pipe the command output to a file and email the file to Barracuda Networks Technical Support.

phionctrl server

To manage and monitor running servers, use the phionctrl server command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl server <option> [server-name]

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description
show

Displays the state and configuration of the server. The show option is useful for verifying that servers have been started, stopped, blocked, and restarted.

Possible server states include the following:

  • down – The server is not running at the moment.
  • primary/secondary – The server is running as a primary or secondary box in a high availability (HA) environment.
  • blocked – The server is blocked.

The active parameter in the command output specifies if the server is active or inactive. Possible values for this parameter include:

  •  The server is inactive.
  •  The server is active.
start

Starts the specified server. For example, to start a server named mc: phionctrl server start mc

stop 

Stops the specified server and all of its services. For example, to stop a server named mc: phionctrl server stop mc

The control daemon will restart the stopped server within a few seconds. To stop the server permanently, use the block option instead.

restart

When necessary, use this option to restart the server and its services (e.g., after making configuration changes), such as to restart a server named mc: phionctrl server restart mc

You can verify the control daemon-managed restarting function by sending the stop option to the server and then reviewing the server and services that get restarted automatically.

block

Blocks the specified server so that the control daemon will not restart it. The server and all of its services are permanently stopped. For example, to block a server named mc: phionctrl server block mc

unblock

Unblocks the specified server. For example, to unblock a server named mc: phionctrl server unblock mc

An unblocked server does not automatically start. It remains down until you send the start option to it. To unblock a server and have the control daemon restart it automatically within a few seconds, use the stop option instead of the unblock option.

Example Usage

 This section provides examples of how to use the phionctrl server command to manage a server named mc.

  1. Display the state of the server. The following example output shows that the server is blocked and inactive.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl server show
    mc 		  state=block active=0 other=unknown task=primary
    		Box: ash(10.0.10.10) 
    		Server IPs: 10.0.10.11 
    		Active IPs: 
    		Server Services: Conf DNS Event Log PKI StatC StatV VPN mFW 
    		Active Services: 
    		Blocked Services: 
  2. Unblock the server.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl server unblock mc 
  3. Verify that the server is unblocked. The following example output shows that the server is no longer blocked, but is still down.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl server show 
    mc 		  state=down active=0 other=unknown task=primary 
    		Box: ash(10.0.10.10) 
    		Server IPs: 10.0.10.11 
    		Active IPs: 
    		Server Services: Conf DNS Event Log PKI StatC StatV VPN mFW 
    		Active Services: 
    		Blocked Services: 
  4. Start the server. 

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl server start mc 
  5. Verify that the server has been started. The following example output shows that the server is running.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl server show 
    mc 		  state=primary active=1 other=unknown task=primary 
    		Box: ash(10.0.10.10) 
    		Server IPs: 10.0.10.11 
    		Active IPs: 10.0.10.11 
    		Server Services: Conf DNS Event Log PKI StatC StatV VPN mFW 
    		Active Services: Conf DNS Event Log PKI StatC StatV VPN mFW 
    		Blocked Services:

phionctrl service

To manage services on a specific server without shutting down all available services, use the phionctrl service command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl service <option> [server-name] [service-name]

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description

show

Displays all servers and their active services on the firewall. The show option is useful for verifying that services have been started, stopped, blocked, and restarted.

start

Starts a service manually. If the service is not blocked, it is started automatically by the control daemon. For example, to start the DNS service on a server named mc: phionctrl service start mc DNS

stop

Stops a service on a specific server. If the service has not been blocked, it is later started automatically by the control daemon. For example, to stop the DNS service on a server named mc: phionctrl service stop mc DNS

restart

Restarts a service on a specific server. You might need to restart a service after making manual configuration file changes. For example, to restart the DNS service on a server named mc: phionctrl service restart mc DNS

block

Blocks a service so that is not started automatically by the control daemon. For example, to block the DNS service on a server named mc: phionctrl service block mc DNS

To start the service later, you can either use the start option or unblock the service with the stop option. The control daemon then starts the service automatically.

Example Usage

 This section provides examples of how to use the phionctrl service command to manage services on a server named mc.

  1. Display the state of the services. The following example output shows that all services are up.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl service show
    server mc
            Conf up numProc=7 numFD=113 mem=15140kB
            DNS up numProc=2 numFD=14 mem=2080kB
  2. Block the DNS service.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl service block mc DNS
  3. Verify that the DNS service has been blocked. The following example output shows that the DNS service is blocked.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl service show
    server mc
            Conf up numProc=7 numFD=113 mem=15140kB
            DNS block numProc=0 numFD=0 mem=0kB 

phionctrl module

With the phionctrl module command, you can manage the following software modules:

  • firewall
  • cfirewall
  • dhcpe
  • dhcprelay
  • ftpgw
  • ospf
  • policyserver
  • spamfilter
  • sshprx
  • virscan
  • vpnserver
  • dns
  • snmp
  • proxy
  • cfirewall
  • mailgw

Use the following syntax:

phionctrl module <option> [module-name]

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description
show Displays the state of the specified software module. For example, to view the state of the firewall module: phionctrl module show firewall
start

Starts all services bound to the specified module. For example, to start the firewall module: phionctrl module start firewall

stop

Stops the specified module. If the module was not blocked, it is then restarted by the control daemon. For example, to stop the dns module: phionctrl module stop dns

restart

Restarts the specified software module. For example, to restart the dns module: phionctrl module restart dns

block

Blocks the specified software module. If the software module is blocked, the corresponding services are not restarted by the control daemon. For example, to block the dns module: phionctrl module block dns

To restart the blocked module later, use the start option.

Example Usage

 This section provides examples of how to use the phionctrl module command to manage the DNS module.

  1. Display the state of the DNS module. The following example output shows that the module is up.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl module show dns
    server mc
            DNS up numProc=0 numFD=0 mem=0kB
  2. Block the DNS module.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl module block dns
  3. Verify that the DNS module has been blocked. The following example output shows that the module has been blocked.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl module show dns
    server mc
            DNS block numProc=0 numFD=0 mem=0kB
  4. Start the DNS module.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl module start dns
  5. Verify that the DNS module has been started. The following example output verifies that the module is up.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl module show dns
    server mc
            DNS up numProc=0 numFD=0 mem=0kB

phionctrl ip

To manage IP addresses, use the phionctrl ip command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl ip <option> [ip-address]

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description

show

Displays all active IP addresses and active routing tables.

add

Adds the specified IP address. For example, to add the 10.0.10.12 IP address: phionctrl ip add 10.0.10.12

The corresponding interface is configured via the network. Otherwise, if no corresponding network can be found, the IP address is added to the loopback interface.

del

Deletes the specified IP address from the system. For example, to delete the 10.0.10.12 IP address: phionctrl ip del 10.0.10.12

Example Usage

 This section provides examples of how to use the phionctrl ip command to manage IP addresses.

  1. Display all active IP addresses and active routing tables.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip show
    ---------- Active IPs --------------
        10.0.10.10/8  eth0:mip0 tap1 UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
        10.0.10.11/0  eth0:mc UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
         127.0.0.1/8  lo:loop UP  00-00-00-00-00-00
         127.0.1.1/8  tap0:fw UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
         127.0.2.1/8  tap1 UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
         127.0.3.1/8  tap2:vpnpers UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
      169.254.1.11/0  tap2:aux2 UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
    ----------
    Active Routing Tables ----
    vpnlocal            0
          up device           10.0.10.208/4  dev   tap1 src 0.0.0.0
    metric 0 table vpnlocal foreign Name=
    main                0
          up gateway          172.16.16.0/8  dev   eth0 via 10.0.10.196
    src 10.0.10.10 metric 0 table main Name=arztest
          up device             127.0.1.0/8  dev   tap0 src 127.0.1.1
    metric 0 table main foreign Name=
          up device             127.0.3.0/8  dev   tap2 src 127.0.3.1
    metric 0 table main foreign Name=
          up device             127.0.2.0/8  dev   tap1 src 127.0.2.1
    metric 0 table main foreign Name=
          up gateway          172.16.10.0/8  dev   eth0 via 10.0.10.22
    src 10.0.10.10 metric 0 table main Name=172-1
          up device             10.0.10.0/8  dev   eth0 src 10.0.10.10
    metric 0 table main foreign Name=boxnet default 0 up gateway 0.0.0.0/32 dev eth0 via 10.0.10.1 src 10.0.10.10 metric 0 table default Name=boxdev
  2. Add the 10.0.10.12 and 10.0.2.200 IP addresses.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip add 10.0.10.12
    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip add 10.0.2.200
  3. Verify that the 10.0.10.12 and 10.0.2.200 IP addresses have been added. As displayed in the following example output, 10.0.10.12 binds to the eth0 interface because the 10.0.10.0/8 network belongs to this interface. The 10.0.2.200 IP address binds to the loopback interface because no corresponding network can be found.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip show
    ---------- Active IPs --------------
        10.0.10.10/8  eth0:mip0 tap1 UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
        10.0.10.11/0  eth0:mc UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
        10.0.10.12/0  eth0: UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
        10.0.2.200/0  lo: UP  00-00-00-00-00-00
         127.0.0.1/8  lo:loop UP  00-00-00-00-00-00
         127.0.1.1/8  tap0:fw UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
         127.0.2.1/8  tap1 UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
         127.0.3.1/8  tap2:vpnpers UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
      169.254.1.11/0  tap2:aux2 UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
  4. Delete the 10.0.10.12 and 10.0.2.200 IP addresses.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip del 10.0.10.12
    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip del 10.0.2.200
  5. Verify that the the 10.0.10.12 and 10.0.2.200 IP addresses have been deleted. The following example output shows that the IP addresses have been deleted and are no longer listed.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl ip show
    ---------- Active IPs --------------
        10.0.10.10/8  eth0:mip0 tap1 UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
        10.0.10.11/0  eth0:mc UP  00-0e-0c-4e-48-62
         127.0.0.1/8  lo:loop UP  00-00-00-00-00-00
         127.0.1.1/8  tap0:fw UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
         127.0.2.1/8  tap1 UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
         127.0.3.1/8  tap2:vpnpers UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00
      169.254.1.11/0  tap2:aux2 UP  fe-fd-00-00-00-00 

phionctrl arp

To detect duplicate IP addresses on your network, use the phionctrl arp command. You can detect duplicate IP addresses either for a specific IP address or for all configured IP addresses in the network. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl arp <ip-address> | all

The command uses the ARP protocol to assign an IP address to the physical address of a network card (MAC address). If a duplicate IP address is found, an error message related to the corresponding MAC address is displayed.

Example Usage

This section provides examples of how to use the phionctrl arp command.

  1. Search for any duplicates for the 10.0.10.10 IP address. The following example output shows that no duplicate IP addresses have been detected.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl arp 10.0.10.10
    no duplicate IPs detected
  2. Search for any duplicates for all configured IP addresses. The following example output shows that no duplicate IP addresses have been detected.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl arp all
    probe 10.0.10.10\probe 10.0.10.11
    --------------no duplicate IPs detected

phionctrl tell

The ARP protocol is a passive protocol. For example, a network interface will remain silent until an ARP request is received. To send unsolicited ARP requests, use the phionctrl tell command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl tell <ip-address> 

Example Usage

The following table displays an example of how to send unsolicited ARP requests to the 10.0.10.10 IP address.

[root@ash:~]# phionctrl tell 10.0.10.10
send unsolicited ARP for 10.0.10.10 to 10.0.10.255 on eth0

phionctrl proc show

Use the phionctrl proc command to view information about processes and to kill processes. You can recall information for all processes, a specific process name, or a process ID.

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description

show

Displays all processes on a Barracuda CloudGen Firewall. Use the following syntax: phionctrl proc show all | [process-name] | [pid]

kill [name] signal

Sends a 'kill' signal to the process named in the command. Use this command to terminate a single process.

deepkill [pid] signal

Sends a 'kill' signal to the process with the ID named in the command. Use this command to terminate multiple processes in a group or tree.

Example Usage

This section displays examples of how to use the phionctrl proc show command.

  1. View information for the controld process. 

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl proc show controld
    6 processes: 2640 2664 2675 10225 751 3306
    35 file descriptors
    2312 kB Memory
    2120 kb shared Memory
    Open Files:
            /dev/null
            /proc/2907/statm
    Listening Sockets:
            10.0.10.10:801
    Established Sockets:
            10.0.10.10:801->10.0.4.136:1729
    UDP Sockets:
            0.0.0.0:32946
            10.0.10.10:32944
            10.0.10.10:801
            127.0.0.1:32965
            127.0.0.1:32971
  2. View information for PID 2495.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl proc show 2495
    1 processes: 2495
    13 file descriptors
    276 kB Memory
    1224 kb shared Memory
    Open Files:
            /dev/acpf
            /dev/null

phionctrl hostid

To display the IDs of hardware components, such as the CPU ID, MAC addresses, and motherboard ID, use the phionctrl hostid command. This information is necessary for licensing purposes.

Example Usage

The following table displays example output for the phionctrl hostid command.

[root@ash:~]# phionctrl hostid
CPU-0000-0F29-003B-7040-0000-0000
BBS-BZTP44000670
MAC-00:0e:0c:4e:48:62
MAC-00:0e:0c:4e:48:63

phionctrl lic

To display license information, use the phionctrl lic command. You can display information either for all licenses or for a specific module. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl lic [module-name]

If a module name is entered, the specific license is displayed. A license is often issued for multiple services. If this is the case, then the scope of modules covered by the license is displayed in the subsection.

Example Usage

The following table displays example output for viewing information for all licenses.

[root@ash:~]# phionctrl lic
-----------------------------------------license
= 000000AT001-MC-ES-131
hostid
= MAC-00:0e:0c:4e:48:62
module
= base-mces
Private
key is set
grace
= 2
policy
= 0
version
= 1
password
is NOT present
Issuer_C
= AT
Issuer_CN
= Sales
Issuer_L
= Innsbruck
Issuer_O
= Barracuda Networks
Issuer_OU
= Barracuda Networks Inc.
Issuer_ST
= Tirol
Subject_C
= AT
Subject_CN
= Barracuda Networks Inc.
Subject_L
= Innsbruck
Subject_O
= Cuda
Subject_unstructuredName
= grace:2 id:MAC-00:0e:0c:4e:48:62
lic:000000AT001-MC-ES-131
mod:base-MCES protip:0 sub:firewall,
dns,rangeconf,dstatm,qstatm,mevent,mastervpn,pki
grace
= 2
id
= MAC-00:0e:0c:4e:48:62
lic
= 000000AT001-MC-ES-131
mod
= base-MCES
protip
= 0
sub
= firewall,dns,rangeconf,dstatm,qstatm,mevent,mastervpn,pki
Costumer:
       Country = AT
       State =
       Organisation = Cuda
       Org. Unit =
       Name = Cuda
       Email =
Issuer:
       Country = AT
       State = Tirol
       Organisation = Cuda
       Org. Unit = Cuda
       Name = Sales

phionctrl session

To view and kill management sessions on a Barracuda CloudGen Firewall, use the phionctrl session command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl session <option>

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description
show Displays all open sessions on a Barracuda CloudGen Firewall and their PIDs.
kill <pid> Kills a management session for the specified PID.

phionctrl usage

To monitor the CPU usage of all processes during a specified interval of time in milliseconds, use the phionctrl usage command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl usage <interval-in-milliseconds> [r]

To also display all process names and split them into single PIDs, add the r option. The r option is useful for detecting a process that might be blocking the system.

Example Usage

This section provides examples of how to use the the phionctrl usage command.

  1. View CPU usage for all processes during an interval of 10 milliseconds.

     [root@ash:~]# phionctrl usage 10
                        bash          0          0          0
                     bdflush          0          0          0
                        bdns          0          0          0
                  boxconfigd          0          0          0
                    bsyslogd          0          0          0
               bsyslogd_slgd          0          0          0
                    controld        100         30         70
                       crond          0          0          0
                      cstatd         30         10         20
                       distd          0          0          0
                      eventd          0          0          0
                     fwauthd          0          0          0
                         gpm          0          0          0
                        init          0          0          0
                     keventd          0          0          0
                       khubd          0          0          0
                   kjournald         10          0         10
              ksoftirqd_CPU0          0          0          0
                      kswapd          0          0          0
                    kupdated          0          0          0
                        logd          0          0          0
                    logwrapd          0          0          0
                     masterd          0          0          0
                     mc_Conf         30         30          0
                      mc_DNS          0          0          0
                    mc_Event          0          0          0
  2. View CPU usage for all processes during an interval of 10 milliseconds and add the r option to also display all process names and split them into single PIDs. 

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl usage 10 r
            arztest.sh@25562          0          0          0
                  bash@25874          0          0          0
                   bdflush@5          0          0          0
                  bdns@18855          0          0          0
             boxconfigd@2749          0          0          0
             boxconfigd@4062          0          0          0
               bsyslogd@2833          0          0          0
          bsyslogd_slgd@2987          0          0          0
              controld@10225         90         70         20
               controld@2640          0          0          0
               controld@2664          0          0          0
               controld@2675          0          0          0
                controld@751          0          0          0
               controld@8261         10         10          0
                 crond@25559          0          0          0
                   crond@402          0          0          0
                 cstatd@2828          0          0          0
                 cstatd@2986         40         10         30
                  distd@2876          0          0          0
                 eventd@2935          0          0          0
                 eventd@3025          0          0          0
                 eventd@3026          0          0          0
                 eventd@3027          0          0          0
                fwauthd@2495          0          0          0
                    gpm@2667          0          0          0
                      init@1          0          0          0
                   keventd@2          0          0          0
                     khubd@7          0          0          0
                kjournald@12         10          0         10
                kjournald@84          0          0          0
                kjournald@85         10          0         10
            ksoftirqd_CPU0@3          0          0          0
                    kswapd@4          0          0          0
                  kupdated@6          0          0          0
                   logd@2958          0          0          0
               logwrapd@2982          0          0          0
               mc_Conf@19876          0          0          0
               mc_Conf@19884          0          0          0

phionctrl box

To monitor and manage processes that are specific to the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall (and not the operating system), use the phionctrl box command. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl box <option>

You can use the following options with this command:

Option Description

show

Displays all processes specific to the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall. This option is also useful for verifying that all daemons are up and running.

start <process>

Starts the specified process if it is down.

If the process daemon is down and unblocked, it is also started by the control daemon.

stop  <process>

Stops the specified process. If a service is blocked, it can be unblocked with this option. The control daemon then starts it again after a few seconds.

restart  <process>

Restarts the specified process.

block  <process>

Blocks the specified process.

The process is not restarted by the control daemon until it is unblocked.

Example Usage

 This section provides examples of how to use the phionctrl box command.

  1. Display all processes. The following example output shows that the cstat process is blocked.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl box show
    bdns bdns up listen=0
            numProc=1 numFD=4 mem=1044kB
    boxconfig boxconfigd up listen=0
            numProc=2 numFD=9 mem=1728kB
    boxfw trans7 up listen=0
            numProc=13 numFD=87 mem=48796kB
    bsyslog bsyslogd up listen=0
            numProc=1 numFD=4 mem=1016kB
    control controld up listen=0
            numProc=6 numFD=34 mem=4424kB
    cstat cstatd block listen=0
            numProc=0 numFD=0 mem=0kB
    dist distd up listen=0
            numProc=1 numFD=5 mem=916kB
  2. Start the cstat process.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl box start cstat
  3. Verify that the cstat process is started. The following example output shows that the process has been started successfully.

    [root@ash:~]# phionctrl box show
    bdns bdns up listen=0
            numProc=1 numFD=4 mem=1044kB
    boxconfig boxconfigd up listen=0
            numProc=2 numFD=9 mem=1728kB
    boxfw trans7 up listen=0
            numProc=13 numFD=87 mem=48796kB
    bsyslog bsyslogd up listen=0
            numProc=1 numFD=4 mem=1016kB
    control controld up listen=0
            numProc=6 numFD=34 mem=4424kB
    cstat cstatd up listen=0
            numProc=2 numFD=9 mem=1872kB
    dist distd up listen=0
            numProc=1 numFD=5 mem=916kB

phionctrl versions

To display the versions for modules, use the phionctrl versions command. You can view the versions either for all modules or for a specific module. Use the following syntax:

phionctrl versions [module-name]

If a module name is entered, only the version for that module is displayed.

Example Usage

The following example output lists the versions for all modules on the system.

[root@ash:~]# phionctrl versions
kernel 2.4.28-2.4.2.8
bdns R-2.4_V-2.4.2.5 Nov 3 2004 12:32:00
boxconfig R-2.4_V-2.4.2.22 May 18 2005 18:12:49
boxfw R-2.4_V-2.4.2.109 Apr 29 2005 10:50:28
bsyslog R-2.4_V-2.4.2.7 Jun 28 2005 11:15:00
control R-2.4_V-2.4.2.14 Aug  4 2005 09:39:23
cstat R-2.4_V-2.4.1.7 Aug 24 2005 19:27:54
dist R-2.4_V-2.4.1.9 Oct 27 2004 13:53:56
event R-2.4_V-2.4.1.37 May 12 2005 15:05:18
log R-2.4_V-2.4.1.7 Apr 14 2005 16:58:41
logwrap R-2.4_V-2.4.1.5 Nov  5 2004 11:33:57
phibs R-2.4_V-2.4.1.15 Apr 11 2005 09:45:36
psyslog R-2.4_V-2.4.1.4 Oct 20 2004 11:11:37
qstat R-2.4_V-2.4.1.6 Apr 14 2005 16:51:54
dstats R-2.4_V-2.4.1.6 Nov  4 2004 09:20:03
logstor 2.2.4-6 Aug 05 2003 08:11:13
cfirewall R-2.4_V-2.4.1.1 Mar  4 2005 12:12:17
clusterconf R-2.4_V-2.4.2.22 May 18 2005 18:12:49
mevent R-2.4_V-2.4.1.37 May 12 2005 15:05:18
proxy R-2.4_V-2.4.1.6 May  1 2005 18:41:04
qstatm R-2.4_V-2.4.1.6 Apr 14 2005 16:51:54
rangeconf R-2.4_V-2.4.2.22 May 18 2005 18:12:49
snmp R-2.4_V-2.4.2.2 Jun  6 2005 12:48:49
spamfilter 2.4.2-4 Jun 01 2005 12:06:30
sshprx R-2.4_V-2.4.2.2 Apr 11 2005 15:15:00
vpnserver R-2.4_V-2.4.2.131 Aug 22 2005 21:03:48

phionctrl startup and shutdown

To start and shut down the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall subsystem (operating system) and its servers and services, use the following commands:

Command Descriptions

phionctrl startup

Starts the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall, reads all configuration files from the /opt/phion/config/active directory, and starts the daemons and services.

phionctrl shutdown

Shuts down all services and the operating system.

phionctrl neighbor show

To show IPv4 or IPv6 BGP neighbors, use the following commands:

Command Descriptions

phionctrl neighbor show ipv4

Shows all BGP neighbors with IPv4 addresses.

phionctrl neighbor show ipv6

Shows all BGP neighbors with IPv6 addresses.

phionctrl boxinfo show

Displays information about hostname, DNS server, route tables, routing interfaces, and IP addresses.

phionctrl subscriptions

Displays status and details of all subscriptions on the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall.

phionctrl dev

Displays information about all interfaces on the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall, such as the interface name, status, and properties.

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