setNodeProperty nodeURL name="value" [name="value"...]


The setNodeProperty utility sets one or more SIAM node service property values of the service running on the specified node. Each property setting as specified as a 'key=value' pair. If a whitespace must be included in the key=value string, the entire string must be enclosed by single or double quotes. Multiple key=value pairs may be specifed in a single invocation of setNodeProperty.

One or more invocations of the setNodeProperty utility should be followed by restartPort to ensure that new property settings take effect.

For example, to set several property values for the service running on /dev/ttySX11 on the "surface" node:

setNodeProperty surface /dev/ttySX11 powerPolicy=ALWAYS
setNodeProperty surface /dev/ttySX11 defaultSkipInterval=-1
restartPort surface /dev/ttySX11


Option Description Values
nodeURL IP address or host name of SIAM node e.g.,

Example output:

setNodeProperty localhost CommsManager.reassert=false
SIAM version $Name:  $


The following environment variables must be set:

Variable Description Example
JAVA_HOME location of Java installation
/j9, /opt/java/jdk1.3.1, etc.
JAVA Path to JVM command For MMC

For Sun JVM (e.g. linux, win32, mac OS)
SIAM_HOME top of the SIAM directory tree -
SIAM_CLASSPATH Path including all SIAM and supporting classes For MMC

For linux/win32

See Also

Node Properties