15.4. challenger-dbinit(1)

15.4.1. Name

challenger-dbinit - initialize the Challenger database

15.4.2. Synopsis

challenger-dbinit [-c FILENAME | –config=FILENAME] [-g | –garbagecollect] [-h | –help] [-L LOGLEVEL | –log=LOGLEVEL] [-l FILENAME | –logfile=FILENAME] [-r | –reset] [-v | –version]

15.4.3. Description

challenger-dbinit is a command-line tool to initialize the Challenger database.

Its options are as follows:


Use the configuration and other resources for the Challenger commands to operate from FILENAME.

-g | –garbagecollect

Remove state data from database.

-h | –help

Print short help on options.


Configure logging to use LOGLEVEL.


Configure logging to write logs to FILENAME.

-r | –reset

Reset database. (DANGEROUS: All existing data is lost!)

-v | –version

Print version information.

15.4.4. See Also

challenger-config(1), challenger-httpd(1), challenger.conf(5).

15.4.5. Bugs

Report bugs by using https://bugs.taler.net or by sending electronic mail to <taler@gnu.org>.