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.

Configuration Files

See Also

rwhois_indexer(8)

Bugs

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

Referenced By

rwhois_indexer(8).

18 March 1997