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phoned - DECnet phone server daemon

PHONED(8) System Manager's Manual PHONED(8)

NAME

phoned - DECnet phone server daemon

SYNOPSIS

phoned [options]
 
Options:
 
[-dvVh] [-u user]

DESCRIPTION

phoned is a daemon that serves phone clients. It must be running for any users to the phone command.

OPTIONS

-u
Specifies the username that phoned runs as. By default this is "nobody". If this user does not exist then phoned will run as root which could be a security hole.
 
NOTE that phoned must be started as root to allow it to bind to the phone DECnet object. -d Don't fork and run the background. Use this for debugging.
-v
Verbose. The more of these there are the more verbose phoned will be. Don't use more than one for normal operation because it will seriously impair performance.
-h -?
Displays help for using the command.
-V
Show the version of phoned.
 
 

SEE ALSO

phone(1)
March 26 1999 DECnet utilities