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fac - F*EX administration tool

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fac - F*EX administration tool




F*EX (Frams' Fast File EXchange) is a service to send big (large, huge, giant, ...) files from a user A to a user B. This manual page documents briefly the fac command.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.


list full users
-u user
show user config
-u user auth-ID
create new user or set new auth-ID
-q user s:quota
set new disk quota (MB) for sender user
-q user r:quota
set new disk quota (MB) for recipient user
-R user
restrict user: only internal recipients allowed
-rr user
edit user recipients restriction
-ru user
edit user upload restriction
-rd user
edit user download restriction
-d user
delete user
-D user [yn]
disable user (yes,no)
-a user [ynd]
set user autodelete default (yes, no, delay)
-n user [fsn]
set user notification defalt (full, short, no)
-k user days
set user keep default in days
-C user [yn]
set user captive (yes, no)
-y user [yn]
set user "fex yourself" web default (yes, no)
-S fup
file upload statistics
-S fop
file download statistics
-A alias:hostname
add new virtual server
show server config
edit server config
list pending files with download URLs
list pending files with TO/FROM/FILE
resend notification e-mail
watch fexsrv.log (continuously)
-m reason
enter maintenance mode (reason "exit" to leave)
-V virtualhost
operations on virtualhost (alias or hostname)


fac -u framstag@domain.example schwubbeldidu
Changes the auth-ID for user framstag@domain.example to schwubbeldidu
fac -q framstag@domain.example s:10000
Sets sender quota for user framstag@domain.example to 10000 MB


fexsend was written by Ulli Horlacher <>
This manual page was written by Michael Bussmann <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others). Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Ulli Horlacher <>. License: Perl Artistic


fexsend(1), fexget(1), sexsend(1), sexget(1), sexxx(1)
2014-09-12 F*EX 20140902