Aliquisd

Aliquisd is Aliquis’ daemon. It is designed to manage and run custom hosts in production environments.

Those hosts must be put in /var/lib/aliquisd/hosts.

Aliquisd can be started by running in the terminal:

aliquisd

After the startup, the program goes in daemon mode, waiting for commands.

The aliquisctl command can be used to issue commands to aliquisd. There are four main commands usually used:

  • aliquisctl host list: lists all installed hosts
  • aliquisctl host run <host> [<args>]: launch a host with provided arguments
  • aliquisctl proc list: lists running processes (hosts)
  • aliquisctl proc halt <pid>: halt a running process (host)

There are other useful commands that can be explored with aliquisctl -h.

To stop aliquisd, the fastest way is to kill it: sudo pkill -f aliquisd. Please note that running hosts will be killed too.