rwhoisd man page

rwhoisd — Server for the RWhois Protocol

Synopsis

rwhoisd [-c ConfFile] [-rsdiVvq]

Description

RWhoisd serves data using the RWhois protocol. The rwhoisd server will serve formatted records based on a query, send referral and see-also information, and change the server environment based on directives. The server is typically run as a standalone server, although it can be run from inetd(1).

Options

Options given on the command line override equivalent options given in the rwhoisd configuration files.

-c
The full path of the main rwhoisd configuration file. Default is "rwhoisd.conf" in the current working directory.
-r
Become a root rwhois server. No referrals to a higher level of the tree are given if the server cannot find an answer to the query.
-s
Attempt a chroot(2) upon startup.
-d
Start up in "daemon mode".
-i
Start up in "inetd mode".
-v
Verbose. Logging will occur at the "info" level. See syslog.conf(4) for descriptions of the logging levels
-V
Very Verbose. Logging will occur at the "debug" level.
-q
Quiet Mode. Disable most logging. Logging will occur at the "alert" level.

See Also

rwhois_indexer(8)

Bugs

Please send any bugs to rwhois-bugs@rwhois.net.

Referenced By

rwhois_indexer(8).

18 March 1997