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6 Controlling tinc

You can start, stop, control and inspect a running tincd through the tinc command. A quick example:

tinc -n netname reload

If tinc is started without a command, it will act as a shell; it will display a prompt, and commands can be entered on the prompt. If tinc is compiled with libreadline, history and command completion are available on the prompt. One can also pipe a script containing commands through tinc. In that case, lines starting with a # symbol will be ignored.