The ossec-execd program runs active responses by initiating the configured scripts. It also handles the socket needed to perform remote upgrades in the agents.

-c <config> Run using <config> as the configuration file.
Default value /var/ossec/etc/ossec.conf
-d Run in debug mode. This option may be repeated to increase the verbosity of the debug messages.
-f Run in the foreground.
-g <group> Run as a specific group.
-h Display the help message.
-t Test configuration.
-V Display the version and license information