Running dionaeaΒΆ

The software has some flags you can provide at startup, the -h flags shows the help, the -H includes the default values.

-c, --config=FILE
 use FILE as configuration file Default value/behaviour: /opt/dionaea/etc/dionaea.conf
-D, --daemonize
 run as daemon
-g, --group=GROUP
 switch to GROUP after startup (use with -u) Default value/behaviour: keep current group
-G, –garbage=[collect|debug] garbage collect, usefull to debug memory leaks,
does NOT work with valgrind
-h, --help display help
-H, --large-help
 display help with default values
-l, --log-levels=WHAT
 which levels to log, valid values all, debug, info, message, warning, critical, error combine using ‘,’, exclude with - prefix
-L, --log-domains=WHAT
 which domains use * and ? wildcards, combine using ‘,’, exclude using -
-u, --user=USER
 switch to USER after startup Default value/behaviour: keep current user
-p, --pid-file=FILE
 write pid to file
-r, --chroot=DIR
 chroot to DIR after startup Default value/behaviour: don’t chroot
-V, --version show version
-w, --workingdir=DIR
 set the process’ working dir to DIR Default value/behaviour: /opt/dionaea


# dionaea -l all,-debug -L '*'
# dionaea -l all,-debug -L 'con*,py*'
# dionaea -u nobody -g nogroup -r /opt/dionaea/ -w /opt/dionaea -p /opt/dionaea/var/