bnetd - Unix Battle.net daemon
] [ -c configfile
] [ -d
is a program that will eventually completely emulate a Blizzard
Battle.net server. Currently Starcraft, Brood War, Diablo, and Warcraft II BNE
are supported as clients.
It is known to work under most versions of Unix and can also be used under
Windows as a win32 console application.
- -c --config
- Use this configuration file instead of the compiled-in
- -d --hexdump
- Put a hex dump of packets sent and received into the
- -f --foreground
- The server normally acts as a daemon and goes into the
background. This forces the server to run in the foreground.
- -h --help --usage
- Print server usage information and exit.
- -v --version
- Print its version number and exit.
- The main configuration file. Among other things, it
specifies the locations for the other files used by the daemon.
- The "message of the day" file. This is displayed
when the user enters the first chat channel.
- This is the default account file. The contains all default
account attributes which are used when an attribute is not set on an
channel.list This is the permanent channel list. Short names, target
clients, and other attributes may be specified here.
- The contensts of this file are printed when the /news
command is used.
- This is the ad banner list which determines which banners
to display at which times. The order of display for the banners may be
specified as well as the URL which they should follow when clicked.
- The IP ban file can be used to block connections from
- This file contains the the chat command help.
- The game address translation file can be used to allow
players from behind a NAT firewall to play with those outside of the
- This is the autoupdate MPQ archive list. It chooses which
versions of which clients to update.
- This is the Terms Of Service file that is displayed before
a user can create a new account.
- The icons which the client displays for players in the chat
- This is the ad Banner. Currently, it says "Welcome
The current version is available at:
Ross Combs ( email@example.com
), Rob Crittenden ( firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Baysinger ( email@example.com