binkd - transfer files between two Fidonet systems over TCP/IP
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is a Fidonet mailer designed to operate via TCP/IP networks. As a
FTN-compatible internet daemon, it makes possible efficient utilization of
TCP/IP protocol suite as a transport layer in FTN-based (Fido Technology
expects your spool for Fido-like networks to be in BSO ("Bink
style outbound") or optionaly ASO ("Amiga style outbound")
format. BSO is also used by ifmail
- Binkd running with this option will reread the
configuration file if it is changed. The modification time of the
configuration file is checked every 60 seconds and on every incoming and
- Start client only. Normally Binkd starts both server
- Run Binkd as a daemon (cannot be used for
- Run Binkd from inetd.
- Poll a node. An empty *.ilo file in the outbound
will be created, which will force Binkd to connect to and to
receive mail from the node ( Binkd will also add "Node
node * -" record to the table-of-nodes in Binkd
´s memory if there is no entry for the node in the
- Start client manager, process polls, quit if the queue
seems to be empty after the next rescan. Implies -c.
- Quiet mode. Turns off printq, conlog and
percents statements of configuration.
- Disable crypt traffic.
- Start server only. Normally Binkd starts both server
- Be verbose. Binkd -v will dump binkd's version and
- Dump version and compiled-in options.
- Dump parsed config and exit.
- Disable CRAM-MD5 authorization. Implies -r.
- Print help message.
- Causes Binkd to reload it's config.
- log file name. Binkd uses this enviroment variable
if the logfile token is not defined in the config file
Binkd FAQ, Binkd User Guide, Binkd homepage http://binkd.grumbler.org,
Dima Maloff <firstname.lastname@example.org> and others.
This manual page is based on "Binkd User Guide" by
email@example.com (Nick Soveiko)
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>