rctest - Man Page

RFCOMM testing


rctest <mode> [options] [bdaddr]


rctest is used to test RFCOMM communications on the BlueZ stack



listen and receive


listen and send


listen and dump incoming data


connect and send


connect and receive


connect and be silent


connect, disconnect, connect, ...


multiple connects


-b bytes

send/receive bytes bytes

-i device

select the specified device

-P channel

select the specified channel

-U uuid

select the specified uuid

-L seconds

enable SO_LINGER options for seconds

-W seconds

enable deferred setup for seconds

-B filename

use data packets from filename

-N num

send num frames

-C num

send num frames before delay (default: 1)

-D milliseconds

delay milliseconds after sending num frames (default: 0)


request authentication


request encryption


secure connection


become master


enable timestamps


Written by Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org> and Maxim Krasnyansky <maxk@qualcomm.com>, man page by Filippo Giunchedi <filippo@debian.org>


Jul 6 2009 BlueZ