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Master and Agent Options

These options can be supplied to both masters and agents.

Flag Explanation
--advertise_ip=VALUE IP address advertised to reach this Mesos master/agent. The master/agent does not bind to this IP address. However, this IP address may be used to access this master/agent.
--advertise_port=VALUE Port advertised to reach this Mesos master/agent (along with advertise_ip). The master/agent does not bind using this port. However, this port (along with advertise_ip) may be used to access Mesos master/agent.
--[no-]authenticate_http_readonly If true, only authenticated requests for read-only HTTP endpoints supporting authentication are allowed. If false, unauthenticated requests to such HTTP endpoints are also allowed.
--[no-]authenticate_http_readwrite If true, only authenticated requests for read-write HTTP endpoints supporting authentication are allowed. If false, unauthenticated requests to such HTTP endpoints are also allowed.
--firewall_rules=VALUE The value could be a JSON-formatted string of rules or a file path containing the JSON-formatted rules used in the endpoints firewall. Path must be of the form file:///path/to/file or /path/to/file.

See the Firewall message in flags.proto for the expected format.

Example:

{
  "disabled_endpoints" : {
    "paths" : [
      "/files/browse",
      "/metrics/snapshot"
    ]
  }
}
--domain=VALUE Domain that the master or agent belongs to. Mesos currently only supports fault domains, which identify groups of hosts with similar failure characteristics. A fault domain consists of a region and a zone. All masters in the same Mesos cluster must be in the same region (they can be in different zones). Agents configured to use a different region than the master's region will not appear in resource offers to frameworks that have not enabled the REGION_AWARE capability. This value can be specified as either a JSON-formatted string or a file path containing JSON. See the [documentation](/documentation/latest/configuration/../fault-domains/) for further details.

Example:

{
  "fault_domain":
    {
      "region":
        {
          "name": "aws-us-east-1"
        },
      "zone":
        {
          "name": "aws-us-east-1a"
        }
    }
}
--[no-]help Show the help message and exit. (default: false)
--hooks=VALUE A comma-separated list of hook modules to be installed inside master/agent.
--hostname=VALUE The hostname the agent node should report, or that the master should advertise in ZooKeeper. If left unset, the hostname is resolved from the IP address that the master/agent binds to; unless the user explicitly prevents that, using --no-hostname_lookup, in which case the IP itself is used.
--[no-]hostname_lookup Whether we should execute a lookup to find out the server's hostname, if not explicitly set (via, e.g., --hostname). True by default; if set to false it will cause Mesos to use the IP address, unless the hostname is explicitly set. (default: true)
--http_authenticators=VALUE HTTP authenticator implementation to use when handling requests to authenticated endpoints. Use the default basic, or load an alternate HTTP authenticator module using --modules. (default: basic, or basic and JWT if executor authentication is enabled)
--ip=VALUE IP address to listen on. This cannot be used in conjunction with --ip_discovery_command.
--ip_discovery_command=VALUE Optional IP discovery binary: if set, it is expected to emit the IP address which the master/agent will try to bind to. Cannot be used in conjunction with --ip.
--modules=VALUE List of modules to be loaded and be available to the internal subsystems.

Use --modules=filepath to specify the list of modules via a file containing a JSON-formatted string. filepath can be of the form file:///path/to/file or /path/to/file.

Use --modules="{...}" to specify the list of modules inline.

Example:

{
  "libraries": [
    {
      "file": "/path/to/libfoo.so",
      "modules": [
        {
          "name": "org_apache_mesos_bar",
          "parameters": [
            {
              "key": "X",
              "value": "Y"
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "name": "org_apache_mesos_baz"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "name": "qux",
      "modules": [
        {
          "name": "org_apache_mesos_norf"
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}

Cannot be used in conjunction with --modules_dir.

--modules_dir=VALUE Directory path of the module manifest files. The manifest files are processed in alphabetical order. (See --modules for more information on module manifest files). Cannot be used in conjunction with --modules.
--port=VALUE Port to listen on. (master default: 5050; agent default: 5051)
--[no-]version Show version and exit. (default: false)
--zk_session_timeout=VALUE ZooKeeper session timeout. (default: 10secs)

Logging Options

These logging options can also be supplied to both masters and agents. For more about logging, see the logging documentation.

Flag Explanation
--[no-]quiet Disable logging to stderr. (default: false)
--log_dir=VALUE Location to put log files. By default, nothing is written to disk. Does not affect logging to stderr. If specified, the log file will appear in the Mesos WebUI. NOTE: 3rd party log messages (e.g. ZooKeeper) are only written to stderr!
--logbufsecs=VALUE Maximum number of seconds that logs may be buffered for. By default, logs are flushed immediately. (default: 0)
--logging_level=VALUE Log message at or above this level. Possible values: INFO, WARNING, ERROR. If --quiet is specified, this will only affect the logs written to --log_dir, if specified. (default: INFO)
--[no-]initialize_driver_logging Whether the master/agent should initialize Google logging for the scheduler and executor drivers, in the same way as described here. The scheduler/executor drivers have separate logs and do not get written to the master/agent logs.

This option has no effect when using the HTTP scheduler/executor APIs. (default: true)

--external_log_file=VALUE Location of the externally managed log file. Mesos does not write to this file directly and merely exposes it in the WebUI and HTTP API. This is only useful when logging to stderr in combination with an external logging mechanism, like syslog or journald.

This option is meaningless when specified along with --quiet.

This option takes precedence over --log_dir in the WebUI. However, logs will still be written to the --log_dir if that option is specified.