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-====== ​CHKSMB - Checks mail/​message base for validity ​======+====== ​Check Message Base ======
  
-**usage**: chksmb [/opts] <​filespec.SHD>​+===== Invoke =====
  
-opts: +==== Usage ==== 
-  * s - stop after errored message base +<​file>​ 
-  * p pause after errored message base +usage: chksmb [-opts] <​filespec.SHD>​
-  * q - quiet mode (no beeps while checking)+
  
-\\ WARNING: All BBS nodes should be DOWNed (offline) or inactive when utilizing the CHKSMB ​utility.+ ​opts:​ 
 +       b - beep on error 
 +       s - stop after errored message base 
 +       p - pause after errored messsage base 
 +       h - don't check hash file 
 +       a - don't check allocation files 
 +       t - don't check translation strings 
 +       i - don't check message IDs 
 +       e - display extended info on corrupted msgs 
 +</​file>​ 
 +WARNING: All BBS nodes should be DOWNed (offline) or inactive when utilizing the ''​chksmb'' ​utility.
  
-\\ The purpose of the CHKSMB utility is to insure that mail and/or message bases are valid. ​ If you suspect that your mail, or one of your message bases has become corrupted, you can run CHKSMB. ​ This will inform you of any possible corruption, and display information which may be useful in determining the cause of the corruption+The purpose of the CHKSMB utility is to insure that mail and/or message bases are valid. ​ If you suspect that your mail, or one of your message bases has become corrupted, you can run CHKSMB. ​ This will inform you of any possible corruption, and display information which may be useful in determining the cause of the corruption.
-\\ +
-\\ Example command line: //CHKSMB \SBBS\DATA\MAIL \SBBS\DATA\SUBS\*.SHD//​ this will check your e-mail and sub-board data files for possible corruption. +
-\\ +
-\\ Most mail and/or message bases which are corrupted can be reconstructed (fixed) using the SMBUTIL program with the pack option. +
-\\ +
-\\ Message bases with corrupted index files must be fixed with the FIXSMB program.+
  
-===== See Also ===== +Example command line: 
-  * [[.:​scfg:​index|Utilities]]+  ​chksmb /​sbbs/​data/​mail /​sbbs/​data/​subs/​*.shd 
 +   
 +this will check your e-mail and sub-board data files for possible corruption.
  
 +Most mail and/or message bases which are corrupted can be reconstructed (fixed) using the [[util:​smbutil]] utility with the pack or restore command.
 +
 +Message bases with corrupted index files must be fixed with the [[util:​fixsmb]] utility.
 +
 +===== See Also =====
 +  * [[util:​index|Utilities]]
 +  * [[util:​smbutil]]
 +  * [[util:​fixsmb]]

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