vdradmind(8) Web-based administration tool for VDR


vdradmind [OPTION]...


vdradmind provides a webinterface for managing the Linux Video Disk Recorder (VDR), it has a virtual remote to control your VDR, you can view live-tv as a small slideshow, you can search for certain shows in the EPG....

By default vdradmind will listen on port 8001.

Note: Your VDR must be configured to be accessible via SVDRP from the machine, you run vdradmind from.


--nofork / -n
Do not fork on start of vdradmind. (vdradmind does not go into daemon-mode)

--config / -c
Ask some questions, to interactively generate the config-file /etc/vdradmin/vdradmind.conf

--cfgdir dir/ -d dir
Path to the directory containing the VDRAdmin-AM config files.

--kill / -k
Kill a forked vdradmind.

--pid pidfile / -p pidfile
Set the pidfile to use.

--ipv6 / -6

--ssl / -s
only accept https:// connections.

NOTE: this requires server-cert.pem and server-key.pem in the "certs" directory.

You can create them for example like this:

# openssl req -new -x509 -days 9999 -keyout server-rsa-key.pem -out server-cert.pem

# openssl rsa -in server-rsa-key.pem > server-key.pem

--log level / -l level
set log level for this session [0 - 7].

--help / -h
Display a short message about the options of vdradmind.


This man-page has been written by Thomas Schmidt <[email protected]> and has been updated by Andreas Mair <[email protected]>.

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