CLI Commands

Usage: tvheadend [OPTIONS]

Generic Options

-h, --help                  Show this page
-v, --version               Show version infomation

Service Configuration

-c, --config                Alternate configuration path
-B, --nobackup              Don't backup configuration tree at upgrade
-f, --fork                  Fork and run as daemon
-u, --user                  Run as user
-g, --group                 Run as group
-p, --pid                   Alternate PID path
-C, --firstrun              If no user account exists then create one with
                            no username and no password. Use with care as
                            it will allow world-wide administrative access
                            to your Tvheadend installation until you create or edit
                            the access control from within the Tvheadend web interface.
-U, --dbus                  Enable DBus
-e, --dbus_session          DBus - use the session message bus instead of the system one
-a, --adapters              Only use specified DVB adapters (comma-separated, -1 = none)
    --satip_bindaddr        Specify bind address for SAT>IP server
    --satip_rtsp            SAT>IP RTSP port number for server
                            (default: -1 = disable, 0 = webconfig, standard port is 554)
    --nosatip               Disable SAT>IP client (deprecated flag, use nosatipcli)
    --nosatipcli            Disable SAT>IP client
    --satip_xml             URL with the SAT>IP server XML location

Server Connectivity

-6, --ipv6                  Listen on IPv6
-b, --bindaddr              Specify bind address
    --http_port             Specify alternative http port
    --http_root             Specify alternative http webroot
    --htsp_port             Specify alternative htsp port
    --htsp_port2            Specify extra htsp port
    --useragent             Specify User-Agent header for the http client
    --xspf                  Use xspf playlist instead M3U

Debug Options

-d, --stderr                Enable debug on stderr
-n, --nostderr              Disable debug on stderr
-s, --syslog                Enable debug to syslog
-S, --nosyslog              Disable syslog (all messages)
-l, --logfile               Enable debug to file
    --debug                 Enable debug subsystems
    --trace                 Enable trace subsystems
    --subsystems            List subsystems
    --fileline              Add file and line numbers to debug
    --threadid              Add the thread ID to debug
    --libav                 More verbose libav log
    --uidebug               Enable web UI debug (non-minified JS)
-A, --abort                 Immediately abort
-D, --dump                  Enable coredumps for daemon
    --noacl                 Disable all access control checks
    --nobat                 Disable DVB bouquets
-j, --join                  Subscribe to a service permanently

Testing Options

--tsfile_tuners         Number of tsfile tuners
--tsfile                tsfile input (mux file)
--tprofile              Gather timing statistics for the code
--thrdebug              Thread debugging

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