Command-Line Tools

ola_artnet

This tool queries and sets the ArtNet node’s parameters, for more information, see the man page.

It can also be used to list the IP addresses of the ArtNet devices listening to a particular universe:

$ ola_artnet  -u 0 -d 1 
10.0.0.88

ola_dev_info

Display olad devices and ports, for more information, see the man page.

ola_dmxconsole

Send data to the OLA service, for more information, see the man page.

ola_dmxmonitor

Monitor the values on a DMX512 universe, for more information, see the man page.

ola_e131

Manage E1.31 options, for more information, see the man page.

ola_patch

Control OLA port bindings, for more information, see the man page.

ola_set_priority

Sets the priorities for ports. See OLA Merging Algorithms for more information on what the does, for more information on the command, see the man page.

ola_streaming_client

Stream data to the OLA server, for more information, see the man page.

# send a single update
$ ola_streaming_client  -u 1 -d 1,2,255,255
# read data from stdin
$ dmx_generator | ola_streaming_client  -u 1

ola_uni_info

Display the active universes in OLA, for more information, see the man page.

ola_usbpro

This tools queries and control the parameters of the Enttec USB Pro devices, for more information, see the man page.

$ ola_usbpro -d 5
Device: 5
Firmware: 1.44
Break Time: 96.03us
MAB Time: 96.03us
Packet Rate: 40 packets/sec

$ ola_usbpro -d 5 -s
Device: 5
Serial: 02050016

$ ola_usbpro -d 5 -m 1 -b 9 -r 30
Device: 5
Firmware: 1.44
Break Time: 96.03us
MAB Time: 10.67us
Packet Rate: 30 packets/sec