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.TH cherokee-tweak 1 "February 16, 2011"
cherokee-tweak - Command-line interface to the administration interface of Cherokee
.B cherokee-tweak
[options] URL info
.B cherokee-tweak
[options] URL sources
.B cherokee-tweak
[options] URL kill-source ID
.B cherokee-tweak
[options] URL logrotate PATH
.B cherokee-tweak
[options] URL trace TRACE
\fIcherokee-tweak\fP connects to a running cherokee instance, either local or remote,
and requests it to perform one of several actions.
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.B info
Prints info about the server status
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.B sources
Prints a list of the information sources
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.B kill-source
Kill a remote information source, specified by its reported ID
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.B logrotate
Rotates a local (*and only local*) log file specified by PATH.
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.B trace
Manipulates the tracing mechanism. TRACE should be the
string that specifies the modules to be traced, and
Cherokee must have been compiled with the
\--enable-trace option for this to work. Everything
traceable with CHEROKEE_TRACE can also be traced this
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Required before any command. This is the URL where the administration
interface can be found. This target must be defined previously in
\fcherokee-admin\f, enabling a "Remote Administration" type handler
(Virtual Servers->Behaviour->Add new rule, and then Handler->"Remote
Administration"). The deffinition of a security mechanism is highly
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.B \-h, --help
Shows brief usage information
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.B \-V, --version
Prints version and exits
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\fIcherokee-tweak\fP accepts the following options:
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.B \-u<STRING>, --user=<STRING>
Specifies the user name with which to identify to the server
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.B \-p<STRING>, --password=<STRING>
Specifies the password with which to identify to the server
This program is a part of the Cherokee web server, \&\fIcherokee\fR\|(1)
Cherokee was written by Alvaro Lopez Ortega<>. This manual page was written by Taher Shihadeh <>.