DRBDMON(8) System Administration DRBDMON(8)

drbdmon - Monitor DRBD resources realtime

drbdmon [options...] [-- [backend-options...]] {command} {context...}

The drbdmon utility is used for monitoring volumes and connections realtime, as defined in DRBD resource files. See drbd.conf(5) for more information.

-d, --dry-run
Show which commands drbdmon would execute instead of actually executing them (for example, drbdmon -d up resource). This can be a useful way to learn how drbdsetup and drbdmeta are used.


Use only ascii characters (no Unicode).


Do not display the drbdmon header line


Do not display the hotkeys line.

c {device}
Clear screen.


Repaint display.



This document was revised for version 9.0.0 of the DRBD distribution.

Report bugs to <[email protected]>.

Copyright 2016-2017 LINBIT Information Technologies, Robert Altnoeder, Sam Leonard. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

drbd.conf(5), drbd(8), drbddisk(8), drbdsetup(8), drbdmeta(8) and the DRBD project web site[1]

Robert Altnoeder <[email protected]>
Primary author of drbdmon

Sam Leonard <[email protected]>

man page and build system integration

DRBD project web site
9 November 2016 DRBD 9.0.0