endutxent - Linux


endutxent is a command-line tool for managing network endpoints and services. It allows you to create, modify, and delete endpoints and add or remove services bound to them.


endutxent [options] <action> <endpoint> [<service>...]


  • -h, –help: Display help and usage information.
  • -v, –version: Print version information.
  • -f, –force: Force operation without confirmation.
  • -d, –debug: Enable debug mode.
  • -w, –wait: Wait for endpoint to become available before performing operation.


  • create: Create a new endpoint.
  • modify: Modify an existing endpoint.
  • delete: Delete an existing endpoint.
  • add: Add one or more services to an endpoint.
  • remove: Remove one or more services from an endpoint.


Create an endpoint:

endutxent create my-endpoint

Modify endpoint properties:

endutxent modify my-endpoint --port 8080

Delete an endpoint:

endutxent delete my-endpoint

Add a service:

endutxent add my-endpoint web-service

Remove a service:

endutxent remove my-endpoint web-service

Common Issues

Endpoint already exists:

Check if the endpoint with the given name already exists. Use the --force option to override.

Service not found:

Verify that the specified service exists. Make sure the service is running and accessible.

Endpoint not available:

Wait for the endpoint to become available or use the --wait option.


With other commands:

  • ss: View network connections and find the ports used by endpoints.
  • netstat: Monitor network activity and troubleshoot connectivity.

Related Commands

  • service: Manage system services through a command-line interface.
  • systemctl: Control and manage systemd services and units.