It is a routing component that works with the Quagga routing engine.
Now lets see the manual of ripd service.Manual ripd:NAME
ripd - a RIP routing engine for use with Quagga routing software.SYNOPSIS
ripd [ -dhrv ] [ -f config-file ] [ -i pid-file ] [ -P port-number ] [ -A vty-address ] [ -u user ] [ -g group ]DESCRIPTION
ripd is a routing component that works with the Quagga routing engine.OPTIONS
Options available for the ripd command:OPTIONS
Runs in daemon mode, forking and exiting from tty.
-f, --config-file config-file
Specifies the config file to use for startup. If not specified this option will likely default to
-g, --group group
Specify the group to run as. Default is quagga.
A brief message.
-i, --pid_file pid-file
When ripd starts its process idenifier is written to pid-file. The init system uses the recorded PID to
stop or restart ripd. The likely default is /var/run/ripd.pid.
-P, --vty_port port-number
Specify the port that the ripd VTY will listen on. This defaults to 2602, as specified in /etc/services.
-A, --vty_addr vty-address
Specify the address that the ripd VTY will listen on. Default is all intrefaces.
-u, --user user
Specify the user to run as. Default is quagga.
When the program terminates, retain routes added by ripd.
Print the version and exit.FILES
The default location of the ripd binary.
The default location of the ripd config file.
If the ripd process is config'd to output logs to a file, then you will find this file in the directory
where you started ripd.WARNING
This man page is intended to be a quick reference for command line options. The definitive document is the Info
The ripd process may log to standard output, to a VTY, to a log file, or through syslog to the system logs. ripd
supports many debugging options, see the Info file, or the source for details.SEE ALSO
bgpd(8), ripngd(8), ospfd(8), ospf6d(8), isisd(8), zebra(8), vtysh(1)BUGS
ripd eats bugs for breakfast. If you have food for the maintainers try http://bugzilla.quagga.netAUTHORS
See http://www.zebra.org and http://www.quagga.org or the Info file for an accurate list of authors.