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boincmgr - The graphical BOINC manager for the client.

boincmgr(1) boincmgr(1)

NAME

boincmgr - The graphical BOINC manager for the client.

SYNOPSIS


boincmgr
[ --verbose] [-a] [-e client_dir] [-d data_dir] [ -n hostname] [-g port] [-p passwd] [-b BOINC_ARGS] [-i] [-c] [ -m]

boincmgr
[ -h | --help]

DESCRIPTION

The BOINC manager ( boincmgr) is a graphical controlling and monitoring utility for the BOINC client ( boinc(1)). It communicates with a running client using port 31416 over TCP/IP. It can only connect to one client at a time.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Show all options.
--verbose
Generate verbose log messages.
-a, --autostart
Tells the BOINC Manager that it was started by the operating system automatically. Use this if the Manager is started at login time.
-e client_dir, --clientdir=client_dir
Directory containing the locale directory containing the Manager localisation files.
-d data_dir, --datadir=data_dir
Directory containing the configuration files .
-n hostname, --namehost=hostname
Hostname or IP address of client to which the manager should connect to.
-g port, --gui_rpc_port=port
RPC port number used to communicate with the client. Has to be the same value as on the client (see boinc(1)).
-p passwd, --password=passwd
Use passwd as password for RPC authentication. If the current working directory contains a file gui_rpc_auth.cfg, boincmgr will read the password from this file.
-b BOINC_ARGS, --boincargs=BOINC_ARGS
Startup the BOINC client with these optional arguments if necessary.
-i, --insecure
Disable BOINC security users and permissions.
-c, --checkskins
Set skin debugging mode to enable skin manager error messages.
-m, --multiple
Allow multiple instances of BOINC manager on this host.

SEE ALSO

boinc(1), boinccmd(1)

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04 March 2013