Synchronet v3.18b-Win32 (install) has been released (Sept-2020).

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config:nix [2016/11/19 03:33]
digital man [LogFacility] example syslog config of /etc/rsyslog.d/sbbslog.conf
config:nix [2020/09/15 16:41] (current)
digital man Don't [Unix] User/Group settings unless you have to
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 ====== UNIX ====== ====== UNIX ======
  
-Configuration of Synchronet ​for use on Unix/Linux systems.+Configuration of ''​[UNIX]''​ section of the Synchronet ​initialization file (e.g. ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/[[config:​sbbs.ini]]''​).
  
-===== sbbs.ini ​===== +===== User/​Group ​===== 
- +If you are **not** [[howto:​linux_non-root|starting sbbs as ''​root''​]], then you should **not** set these values.
-Unix/Linux Sysops will particularly want to pay attention to the ''​[UNIX]'' ​section of your Synchronet initialization file (e.g. ''​[[dir:ctrl]]/​[[config:​sbbs.ini]]''​).+
  
 ==== User ==== ==== User ====
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   # chown -R sbbsuser:​sbbsgroup /sbbs   # chown -R sbbsuser:​sbbsgroup /sbbs
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 +If you do this, then be sure to run any Synchronet utilities (e.g. [[util:​SCFG]]) as the same user that the BBS is going to run as:
   ​   ​
 +  # su -c /​sbbs/​exec/​scfg sbbs  ​
 +
 +===== Logging =====
 ==== LogFacility ====  ==== LogFacility ==== 
  
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 This is the value passed as the ''​ident''​ argument to the system'​s ''​openlog''​ function. Run ''​man openlog''​ for more details on this setting. This is the value passed as the ''​ident''​ argument to the system'​s ''​openlog''​ function. Run ''​man openlog''​ for more details on this setting.
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 +===== Process Control ===== 
  
 ==== PidFile ==== ==== PidFile ====
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   * [[:​monitor:​syslog]]   * [[:​monitor:​syslog]]
  
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 +{{tag>​unix syslog sbbs.ini}}

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