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Sunrise Doors

Only the 16-bit DOS doors from Sunrise Door Software are compatible with Synchronet BBS Software1).

Most (or all?) of the Sunrise Doors are setup and configured similarly. We will use “3 - Pair Poker” as an example Sunrise Door game to install.

These setup instructions assume you have Synchronet for Windows v3.18a or later with DOSXTRN.EXE revision 25 or later installed on a 32-bit edition of Microsoft Windows.

When you run the Sunrise Door installer, it might extract the door files to a long directory, such as:

c:\16Bit\doors\3PairPoker

Create a short DOS compatible (8.3) directory name off of your Synchronet xtrn directory, like so:

mkdir c:\sbbs\xtrn\3pairp

and then copy the door files there:

C:\sbbs\xtrn\3pairp>dir
 Directory of c:\sbbs\xtrm\3pairp
 
04/14/2020  10:54 PM    <DIR>          .
04/14/2020  10:54 PM    <DIR>          ..
03/23/2003  03:55 PM               766 cards.ico
08/24/2016  11:28 AM             1,656 EULA.txt
09/16/1999  03:28 PM                63 PAIR3.BAT
09/16/1999  03:28 PM               294 PAIR3.CFG
09/16/1999  03:28 PM            27,717 PAIR3.DOC
09/16/1999  03:27 PM           111,630 PAIR3.EXE
09/16/1999  03:28 PM             1,102 PAIR3.INS
09/16/1999  03:29 PM             1,844 README.1ST
04/14/2020  10:54 PM             1,807 unins000.dat
04/14/2020  10:54 PM           721,122 unins000.exe
              10 File(s)        868,001 bytes  

Now edit the door's .CFG file to include the dynamic path to the current node's drop file (%PCBDIR%\DOOR.SYS) and set the other lines to match your BBS and sysop name (see the door's .DOC file for full details).

%PCBDIR%\DOOR.SYS
Your BBS
Your
Name
...

Now setup the door in SCFG->External Programs->Online Programs (Doors)->[Create/Select a Section]->Programs...

╔══════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╗
║                       3 pair poker                       ║
╠══════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╣
║ │Name                       3 - Pair Poker               ║
║ │Internal Code              3PAIRPOK                     ║
║ │Start-up Directory         ..\xtrn\3pairp               ║
║ │Command Line               pair3.exe pair3.cfg          ║
║ │Clean-up Command Line                                   ║
║ │Execution Cost             None                         ║
║ │Access Requirements                                     ║
║ │Execution Requirements                                  ║
║ │Multiple Concurrent Users  Yes                          ║
║ │Intercept I/O              No                           ║
║ │Native Executable          No                           ║
║ │Use Shell to Execute       No                           ║
║ │Modify User Data           No                           ║
║ │Execute on Event           No                           ║
║ │Pause After Execution      No                           ║
║ │BBS Drop File Type         GAP             DOOR.SYS     ║
║ │Place Drop File In         Node Directory               ║
╚══════════════════════════════════════════════════════════╝

Once this is done your BBS recycles its configuration files, your terminal server (BBS) users should be able to run the door (play the game). Enjoy!

See Also

1)
their 32-bit doors are written for use with Wildcat! WINServer only!

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