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Removed underlines from headings (Sorry PG, I didn't care much for 'em).

Changed "v2.30 Only" tags to just "v2 Only" and "v3+ Only".
Added many missing "v2 Only" tags.
Much more to do <sigh>.
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<h2><u>[3.0] - <a name="Adding Nodes">Adding Nodes</a></u></h2>
<pre>Run SCFG from your NODE1 directory. Select Nodes from the main menu. Hit INS
(insert key) to create additional nodes (up to your Node license limit plus
one additional local only node). Each added node will have the configuration
options copied from the last node. Make any configuration changes (including
modem/com port configuration) necessary.
Exit SCFG. Copy *.BAT from your NODE1 directory into each added node directory.</pre>
<h2><u>[3.1] - </u><a name="Configuring Nodes"><u>Configuring Nodes</u></a></h2>
<h2>[3.0] - <a name="Adding Nodes">Adding Nodes</a></h2>
<pre>Run SCFG. Select Nodes from the main menu. Hit INS (insert key) to create
additional nodes. Each added node will have the configuration options copied
from the last node. Make any configuration changes (including modem/com port
configuration) necessary.
<font color="#FF0000"><i><b>v2 Only:</b></i></font> Copy *.BAT from your NODE1 directory into each added node directory.</pre>
<h2>[3.1] - <a name="Configuring Nodes">Configuring Nodes</a></h2>
<pre>You can configure any node from within SCFG regardless of what computer
(or virtual computer) you're using. To configure a node, select &quot;Nodes&quot; from
the SCFG &quot;Configure&quot; menu. You will then see a list of all the nodes installed
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but documentary purposes in the BBS.
<b>Phone Number:
</b> This is the phone number of this node in the format AAA-EEE-NNNN.
</b> This is the phone number (or IP address/host name) of this node.
<b>Logon Prompt:
</b> This is what will be displayed to callers after the Synchronet version
and registration number, but before the NN: prompt.</pre>
<pre><b>Minimum Connect Rate:
<b>Minimum Connect Rate <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This is the minimum modem connection rate that will be allowed. Callers
can still connect and attempt to logon, but without the 'M' exemption,
they will be told what minimum connect rate is and disconnected.
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<b>Logon Requirements:
</b> Use this option to set specific requiremenets to logon this node.
<b>Local Text Editor:
<b>Local Text Editor <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This is the command line to use when editing text files or messages
locally. This command line is not used when posting or sending e-mail
unless the above option is set to 'Yes'. If this option is not
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The <b>%f</b> parameter will expand to the path and filename of the file to
edit.
<b>Text Viewer:</b>
<b>Text Viewer <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:</b>
This is the command line to use to view text files locally. Currently,
this command line is only used to view the system log files. You should
use a program that allows the text scrolling up and down as well as
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The <b>%f</b> parameter will expand to the path and filename of the file to
view.</pre>
<pre><b>Configuration Command:
<pre><b>Configuration Command <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This is the command line to use to execute the Synchronet configuration
program from the WFC screen. The simplest command line to use is &quot;SCFG&quot;
(this will execute SCFG.BAT or SCFG.CMD from the current node
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</b>
This flavor of SCFG has no memory limitations.
<b>DOS Command Interpreter:
<b>DOS Command Interpreter <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for OS/2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If this node is running Synchronet for OS/2, this is the path to your
command interpreter for OS/2 virtual DOS machines. Example:
<b> C:\OS2\MDOS\COMMAND.COM
</b>
This option is only used when running Synchronet for OS/2.</pre>
<h2><u>[3.2] - </u><a name="Node Toggle Options"><u>Node Toggle Options</u></a></h2>
<h2>[3.2] - <a name="Node Toggle Options">Node Toggle Options</a></h2>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/scfg_node1_toggles.gif" width="652" height="331">
<b>Alarm When Answering:</b>
<b>Alarm When Answering <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:</b>
If you would like have the BBS sound an alarm when answering the phone,
set this option to Yes.
<b>Status Screen While WFC:
<b>Status Screen While WFC <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This node will display a screen with system usage statistics and the
current status of all active nodes.
<b>Total Msgs/Files While WFC:
<b>Total Msgs/Files While WFC <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If you have the system statistics displayed while WFC, and you wish to
include the total number of messages and files in the display, set this
option to Yes. The retrieval of statistics is faster when set to No.
<b>Use Editor for Messages:
<b>Use Editor for Messages <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If this option is set to 'Yes' and you have specified a Local Text
Editor (next option), when logged on locally this editor will be used
for the creation of all messages.
Editor, when logged on locally this editor will be used for the creation
of all messages.
<b>Use EMS for Overlays:
<b>Use EMS for Overlays <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> Set this option to 'Yes' to have this node to use EMS memory for
overlay files. Setting this option to 'Yes' can help increase the
performance of the BBS significantly if enough EMS memory is available
(about 360K).
<b>Allow Swapping:
<b>Allow Swapping <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> Set this option to 'Yes' to allow this node to swap when necessary.
If you do not have EMS, XMS, or Extended memory available, and you
do not wish to have Synchronet swap to disk, you should set this
option to 'No'.
<b>Swap to EMS:
<b>Swap to EMS <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> When set to 'Yes', Synchronet will attempt to swap to EMS memory when
executing a program that is in your &quot;Global Swap List&quot;.
<b>Swap to XMS:
<b>Swap to XMS <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> When set to 'Yes', Synchronet will attempt to swap to XMS memory.
<b>Swap to Extended Memory:
<b>Swap to Extended Memory <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> When set to 'Yes', Synchronet will attempt to swap to Extended memory.
This option should always bet set to 'No' when running under a DOS
multitasker.
<b>Windows/OS2 Time Slice API:
<b>Windows/OS2 Time Slice API <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> Set this option to 'Yes' if you are running Synchronet under OS/2.
You may experience poor performance if this option is set to 'Yes'
and you are running Synchronet under Microsoft Windows v3.x. If this
occurs, set this option to 'No'.
<b>DESQview Time Slice API:
<b>DESQview Time Slice API <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> Set this option to 'Yes' if you are running Synchronet using DESQview.
Since Synchronet auto-detects DESQview it will not hurt anything to
leave this option set to 'Yes' if you are not running DESQview.
<b>DOS Idle Interrupts:
<b>DOS Idle Interrupts <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 for DOS Only)</font></i>:
</b> This option defaults to 'Yes'. You should not change this setting.
<b>Low Priority String Input:
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for a password at logon, even if they have entered an incorrect (non-
existant) name at the 'NN:' prompt.
<b>Disable Local Inactivity:
<b>Disable Local Inactivity <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If you wish to disable the user inactivity warning and auto-logoff
for local logons, set this option to 'Yes'.
<b>Disable Local Keyboard:
<b>Disable Local Keyboard <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If this option is set to 'Yes', the local keyboard will be completely
disabled when Synchronet is run. The only way to exit Synchronet would
be to down the node from another process or reboot the machine.
<b>Local System Protection:
<b>Local System Protection <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If you wish to require the system password for WFC commands and local
sysop Alt-key combinations, set this option to 'Yes'.
<b>Beep Locally:
<b>Beep Locally <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> To disable the local speaker of this node for online beeps, set this
option to 'No'.
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This will also eliminate the ability of 8-bit remote users to send
IBM extended ASCII characters during the logon sequence.
<b>Reset Video Between Calls:
<b>Reset Video Between Calls <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> If this option is set to 'Yes', Synchronet will reset the current
node console's video mode before each WFC cycle. This option should
be set to 'No' for most configurations.</pre>
<h2><u>[3.3] - </u><a name="Node Advanced Options"><u>Node Advanced Options</u></a></h2>
<h2>[3.3] - <a name="Node Advanced Options">Node Advanced Options</a></h2>
<pre>When selecting this option, you will be brought to a sub-menu of options as
follows:</pre>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/scfg_node1_advanced.gif" width="652" height="331">
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This value will usually be set to 1 (the sysop). If this value is set
to 0, then new users will not be required to enter validation feedback.
<b>Screen Length:
<b>Screen Length <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This is the length of the system screen or video window. This should
be set to &quot;Auto-Detect&quot; always, unless you have a specific reason
to force Synchronet to think the screen length is a certain value.
<b>Screen Blanker:
<b>Screen Blanker <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> When enabled, this will cause the screen for this node to blank out
when waiting for a caller after the configured amount of intactive
time.
<b>Semaphore Frequency:
<b>Semaphore Frequency <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This option specifies how often (in seconds) this node should perform
semaphore checks (e.g. checks to see if an event should be run, the
node should be downed, etc.).
<b>Statistics Frequency:
<b>Statistics Frequency <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This options specifies how often (in secons) this node should check
system statistics (calls per day, logons today, etc.). Used when
updating the WFC statistics display.
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this directory. Each node must have its own temp directory. For
increased performance on batch uploads, it is best if this directory
is on the same disk drive as the majority of your file transfer
directories.
directories.</pre>
<pre><b> <i><font color="#FF0000">In v3+, this option should always be set to &quot;TEMP\&quot;.</b></font></i>
<b>Swap Directory:
<b>Swap Directory <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i>:
</b> This is the path to the directory that this node will use for
swapping to disk if &quot;Allow Swapping&quot; is set to 'Yes' and Swapping
to EMS, XMS, and Extended memory is either disabled or not enough
memory is available.</pre>
<h3><a name="Modem Configuration"><u>Modem Configuration</u></a></h3>
<h3><a name="Modem Configuration"><u>Modem Configuration</u></a>
<b> <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i></b></h3>
<div align="left">
<pre align="left">This sub-menu and the options contained within it are discussed in another
section of this manual. Consult the '<a href="modem_setup.html">Modem Set-Up</a>' section of this manual
for more information.</pre>
</div>
<h2 align="left"><u>[3.4] - </u><a name="Wait for Call Number Keys"><u>Wait for Call Number
Keys</u></a></h2>
<h2 align="left">[3.4] - <a name="Wait for Call Number Keys">Wait for Call Number
Keys</a>
<b><i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i></b></h2>
<div align="left">
<pre>This option lets you configure what command line will be executed for each
number key (0-9) while waiting for call. These commands will generally be
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listing the GURU.LOG, editing a file, or any other simple functions. For large
program functions, see Wait for Call Function Keys.</pre>
</div>
<h2 align="left"><u>[3.5] - </u><a name="Wait for Call Function Keys"><u>Wait for Call Function
Keys</u></a></h2>
<h2 align="left">[3.5] - <a name="Wait for Call Function Keys">Wait for Call Function
Keys</a>
<b><i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i></b></h2>
<div align="left">
<pre>This option lets you configure what command line will be executed for each
function key (F1-F12) while waiting for call. These commands can execute just
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<h2><u>[1.0] - Synchronet Installation Instructions</u></h2>
<h2>[1.0] - Synchronet Installation Instructions</h2>
<h3><u>Finding the Latest version of Synchronet</u></h3>
<h3>Finding the Latest version of Synchronet</h3>
<pre>You can find the latest released public distribution of Synchronet at
<a href="http://www.synchro.net" target="_blank">http://www.synchro.net</a>.</pre>
<h3><b>Versions and Supported Platforms</b></h3>
<pre>Synchronet is currently available in two separate major versions:</pre>
<ul>
<li>
<pre><b>Version 2.3 for DOS and OS/2
</b>Supports serial/modem and local logins
Native 16-bit and 32-bit console mode executables
Single node per instance (up to 250 total)
Version-specific features are noted with: <b><i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i></b></pre>
</li>
<li>
<pre><b>Version 3.0 for Win32 (Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000)
</b>Supports TCP/IP logins only
Native 32-bit DLLs and GUI front-end application
Up to 250 nodes per instance
Version-specific features are noted with: <font color="#FF0000"><i><b>(v3+ Only)</b></i></font></pre>
</li>
</ul>
<pre>All configuration and data files are compatible between version 2.3 and 3.0 so
you can combine instances of different versions to create a single &quot;hybrid&quot; BBS.</pre>
<h3>
<u>Upgrading to a Newer Version of Synchronet</u></h3>
Upgrading to a Newer Version of Synchronet</h3>
<pre>Because of the many variances when changing to a different version or revision
of Synchronet, this topic is not covered here. When upgrading an existing Synchronet
installation to a newer version or revision, you should <b>ALWAYS</b> consult the
upgrade documentation included with the distribution (usually in the form of an
<a href="../upgrade.txt">UPGRADE.TXT</a> file). Upgrade-only distributions are usually made available
in a more compact archive form (e.g. <b>sbup300c.zip</b>).</pre>
<h3><b><u>Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000 Installation</u></b></h3>
<h3><b>Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000 Installation</b></h3>
<pre>After downloading the Synchronet distribution file (e.g. <b>sbbs300c.zip</b>), you will
need to extract the archive file that you downloaded into a temporary directory
on your hard drive. You will need <a href="http://www.winzip.com" target="_blank">WinZip</a> or an equivalent archive program to
uncompress and extract the installation files.</pre>
<pre>Once you've extracted the installation files, go to the directory you extracted
the compressed files to and run <b>SETUP</b> to start the installation.</pre>
<pre>The default installation directory should be fine for most users. If you choose
<pre>The default installation directory is recommended for most users. If you choose
to change the installation directory, it is <b>critical</b> that you <b>DO NOT</b> use a path
with long filenames or spaces as Synchronet still relies on some 16-bit DOS
utilities which require DOS-compatible 8.3 file and directory names to function.
It is recommended you use a directory named <i>SBBS</i> off of the root directory on one
of your hard drives (e.g. <b>C:\SBBS</b>).</pre>
<pre>You should now be at the Setup Type Installation menu. From this menu, you can
select the items that you want (or don't want) installed, as well as a few
other options. </pre>
<pre>You should now be at the Setup Type Installation menu. Choosing a <i>Custom</i> setup
from this menu, will allow you to select the items that you want (or don't want)
installed. If you are upgrading an existing installation of Synchronet (v2.3 or
v3.0), it is advised that you choose <i>Custom</i> Setup and disable the following
installation components:</pre>
<ul>
<li><pre>Configuration Files</pre>
</li>
<li><pre>Text and Menu Files</pre>
</li>
<li><pre>External Programs
</pre>
</li>
</ul>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/setuptype.gif" width="479" height="357"></pre>
<pre>
After completing your selection and the installation is completed you will
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may safely delete the Synchronet shortcut from your StartUp Folder.</pre>
<h2>
<br>
<u>[1.1] - <a name="Getting Started">Getting Started</a></u></h2>
<h3><u>Getting Started with v3.0 for Win32</u></h3>
[1.1] - <a name="Getting Started">Getting Started</a></h2>
<h3>Getting Started with v3.0 for Win32</h3>
<pre>Upon Executing Synchronet the screen will look something like the one below.</pre>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/sbbsctrl.gif" width="740" height="497">
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<pre>The last window that opens will start the Synchronet Configuration
Program (<a href="system_config.html#System Configuration">SCFG</a>). To run SCFG again later you can load it from the
Synchronet Control Panel (SBBSCTRL) by selecting BBS and then
Configure from the Pull Down Menu at the top of SBSCTRL.</pre>
Configure from the menu bar.</pre>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/sbbsctrl_configure.gif" width="301" height="192"></pre>
<pre>Before putting the system online you should <a href="system_config.html">configure your BBS</a> with <a href="system_config.html#System Configuration">SCFG</a>
to set your system options and settings according to your preferences. It
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<a href="#top">Back to Top</a></pre>
<h3>
<u>Getting Started with v2.30 for DOS/OS2</u></h3>
Getting Started with v2.30 for DOS and OS/2</h3>
<pre>Before putting the system online you should <a href="system_config.html">configure your BBS</a> with <a href="system_config.html#System Configuration">SCFG</a>
and set your system options and settings according to your preferences. It
is recommended you spend some time reading and becoming familiar with
your <a href="system_config.html">configuration</a> and the many options available.</pre>
<pre><a href="system_config.html#System Configuration">SCFG</a> is the <a href="system_config.html#System Configuration">Synchronet Configuration Utility</a> which can be executed from the
&quot;Waiting for call&quot; screen by hitting 'C' or from DOS by typing SCFG from any
&quot;Waiting for call&quot; screen by hitting '<b>C</b>', or from DOS by typing <b>SCFG</b> from any
node directory. Example:</pre>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/scfg_dos_startup.gif" width="500" height="150">
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refer to the rest of the <a href="../index.htm">documentation</a> to finish the setup of your new
BBS System.</pre>
<h3><u>Copying Utilities</u></h3>
<pre>Synchronet has a specific sub-directory for executable programs (EXEC).
<h3>Copying Utilities</h3>
<pre>Synchronet has a specific sub-directory for executable programs (<b>EXEC</b>).
You need to copy all utilities that the BBS will run into this directory
(this does not mean Doors or Online Games). For example, you need to copy
PKZIP.EXE and PKUNZIP.EXE into your EXEC directory. If you plan on supporting
<i>PKZIP.EXE</i> and <i>PKUNZIP.EXE</i> into your EXEC directory. If you plan on supporting
other archive/compression programs on your BBS, you should copy these programs
into the EXEC directory as well. Any file transfer protocol programs need to
be copied into your EXEC directory. Synchronet comes with an unregisterd copy
of FDSZ (DSZ for the DOS/OS2 version). If you have a registered version of
DSZ/FDSZ, copy it into the EXEC directory as well.</pre>
<h2><u><a name="How to Get Help">[1.2] - How to Get Help</a></u></h2>
into the <i>EXEC</i> directory as well. Any file transfer protocol programs need to
be copied into your <i>EXEC</i> directory. Synchronet comes with an unregistered copy
of <i>FDSZ</i> (<i>DSZ</i> for the DOS and OS/2 versions). If you have a registered version of
<i>DSZ</i>/<i>FDSZ</i>, copy it into the <i>EXEC</i> directory as well.</pre>
<h2><a name="How to Get Help">[1.2] - How to Get Help</a></h2>
<pre>There are a number of avenues that can be used to find help on Synchronet.</pre>
<pre>This list is but a small one of the available resources:</pre>
<pre><b><u>Synchronet Homepage</u> :</b> <a href="http://www.synchro.net">http://www.synchro.net</a></pre>
<pre><b><u>Support BBS (Vertrauen)</u> :</b> <a href="telnet://vert.synchro.net">telnet://vert.synchro.net</a></pre>
<pre><b><u>Email support:</u></b> : <a href="mailto:sysop@vert.synchro.net">sysop@vert.synchro.net</a></pre>
<pre><b><u>Echomail support:</u></b>
FidoNet (zone 1) : <b>SYNC</b> - Synchronet BBS Software Discussion </pre>
<h2><u>[1.3] - <a name="About this manual"> About this manual</a></u></h2>
<pre>This manual is an ongoing work of progress. As <a href="http://www.synchro.net">Synchronet</a> is constantly evolving,
FidoNet (zone 1) : <b>SYNC_SYSOPS</b> - Synchronet BBS Software Discussion</pre>
<h2>[1.3] - <a name="About this manual"> About this manual</a></h2>
<pre>This manual is an ongoing work in progress. As <a href="http://www.synchro.net">Synchronet</a> is constantly evolving,
so is this manual. This manual will give you comprehensive information about
installing, configuring, updating, and maintaing your <a href="http://www.synchro.net">Synchronet</a> system.</pre>
installing, configuring, updating, and maintaining your <a href="http://www.synchro.net">Synchronet</a> system.</pre>
<pre>The manual is currently maintained in an <a href="http://www.synchro.net/source.html">Open Source</a> manner. If you have any
questions or concerns about the manual, please direct them to :
<a href="mailto:syncdocs@wasteland-bbs.com">syncdocs@wasteland-bbs.com</a></pre>
<pre>Updates for this manual can be found periodically on <a href="http://www.synchro.net">http://www.synchro.net</a> or at the
<a href="http://wasteland-bbs.com/syncdocs/">Synchronet Documentation Project</a> (<a href="http://wasteland-bbs.com/syncdocs/">http://wasteland-bbs.com/syncdocs/</a>).</pre>
<pre>Updates for this manual can be found periodically on <a href="http://www.synchro.net">http://vert.synchro.net/docs</a>
or at the <a href="http://wasteland-bbs.com/syncdocs/">Synchronet Documentation Project</a> (<a href="http://wasteland-bbs.com/syncdocs/">http://wasteland-bbs.com/syncdocs/</a>).</pre>
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<h2><u>[4.1] - <a name="Using UART Serial Cards/Internal Modems">Using UART Serial
Cards/Internal Modems</a></u></h2>
<h2>[4.1] - <a name="Using UART Serial Cards/Internal Modems">Using UART Serial
Cards/Internal Modems</a>
<b> <i><font color="#FF0000">(v2 Only)</font></i></b></h2>
<pre>If you are using a shared IRQ or non-UART serial card, you should skip this
section and go to the section on 'Using a Shared IRQ or Non-UART Serial Card'.
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UART I/O Address. Each node, when running on the same machine, should have a
unique COM Port number.
<b><u>Notes on UARTs</u></b>
<b>Notes on UARTs</b>
If you are using an external high-speed modem, you may require a buffered
UART chip on your serial board for error-free transmissions. 8250 and 16450
......@@ -94,8 +96,8 @@ UARTs DO NOT have buffers and are usually insufficient for high-speed modems.
with high-speed modems, particularly necessary when multi-tasking. Almost
all internal high-speed modems come with a built-in 16550 UART.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.2] - </u><a name="Using a Shared IRQ or Non-UART Serial Card"><u>Using a Shared IRQ
or Non-UART Serial Card</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.2] - <a name="Using a Shared IRQ or Non-UART Serial Card">Using a Shared IRQ
or Non-UART Serial Card</a></h2>
<pre>If you are using a serial card which allows the use of shared IRQ's or has a
non-standard UART interface, you will need to use a device driver to interface
......@@ -152,7 +154,7 @@ set &quot;Drop DTR to Hang Up&quot; to &quot;No&quot; under &quot;Modem Toggle O
Int 14h drivers can also be used to communicate with non-UART serial devices
such as Packet Assembler/Disassemblers (PADs), Network Redirectors, HAM Radio
Packet Servers, etc.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.3] - </u><a name="Dumb (NULL) Modem Connection"><u>Dumb (NULL) Modem Connection</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.3] - <a name="Dumb (NULL) Modem Connection">Dumb (NULL) Modem Connection</a></h2>
<pre>If you are connecting a Synchronet node to another computer or terminal through
a serial port WITHOUT the use of a modem, you must set SCFG-&gt;Nodes-&gt;Node #
-&gt;Modem Configuration-&gt;Toggle Options-&gt;Dumb Modem Connection to &quot;Yes&quot;. This
......@@ -163,7 +165,7 @@ If your serial connection or terminal does not support the correct use of the
DCD line, then you must run SBBS with the 'D' command line switch to force
Synchronet to assume that DCD is always high. If this is the case, then there
is no way to &quot;hang up&quot; on the BBS.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.4] - </u><a name="Modem Configuration"><u>Modem Configuration</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.4] - <a name="Modem Configuration">Modem Configuration</a></h2>
<pre>Now that you've set up your serial card, the easiest way to finish setting up
the rest of the options for your modem is to run the SCFG program and go to the
Nodes-&gt;Node #-&gt;Modem Configuration-&gt;Auto-Configuration, and select your modem
......@@ -207,7 +209,7 @@ functions incorrectly, you may wish to use this feature. Setting this value to
Example (for Generic 28.8k Modem on COM 2):</pre>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/scfg_modem_config.gif" width="572" height="331"></pre>
<h2><u>[4.5] - </u><a name="Result Codes"><u>Result Codes</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.5] - <a name="Result Codes">Result Codes</a></h2>
<pre>Result Codes is a list of numeric result codes (connect codes) supported by
your modem. If you have set &quot;Use Verbal Result Codes&quot; to 'Yes' in your
the SCFG modem toggle options for this node, this list is not used.
......@@ -239,7 +241,7 @@ result code list and enter &quot;IGNORE&quot; for the result description, thus c
Synchronet to ignore this result code and wait for another result code to
determine the actual connection type. This step is only necessary for modems
that insist on returning multiple result codes during a connection.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.6] - </u><a name="Toggle Options"><u>Toggle Options</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.6] - <a name="Toggle Options">Toggle Options</a></h2>
<pre>Selecting this option gives a menu of available modem toggle options:</pre>
<pre><img border="0" src="images/scfg_modem_toggles.gif" width="572" height="331">
......@@ -279,7 +281,7 @@ that insist on returning multiple result codes during a connection.</pre>
'Yes', then the connection information (DCE rate, estimated CPS rate,
etc) is taken from the last configured result code and an error message
is still logged for the sysop's attention.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.7] - </u><a name="Control Strings"><u>Control Strings</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.7] - <a name="Control Strings">Control Strings</a></h2>
<pre>Modem Control Strings are the strings which are sent to your modem at various
times during BBS operation. Normally the default strings are sufficient for
proper operation, but occasionally you may wish to modify one or more of these
......@@ -315,7 +317,7 @@ Synchronet.
Hang Up String is the command sent to the modem to hang up the phone and is
only used if Drop DTR To Hang Up modem toggle option is set to No.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.8] - </u><a name="Auto-Configuration"><u>Auto-Configuration</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.8] - <a name="Auto-Configuration">Auto-Configuration</a></h2>
<pre>The auto-configuration contains a very long list of modem types. Using this
list is the EASIEST way to configure your modem to work with Synchronet. All
you need to do is select your modem from this list and most everything will be
......@@ -330,7 +332,7 @@ from the menu and typing in the name of the .MDM file.
If you create a new configuration you would like to make available to people,
you can export the configuration information into an .MDM file by selecting the
'Export Configuration' option from the menu.</pre>
<h2><u>[4.9] - </u><a name="Caller Identification"><u>Caller Identification</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.9] - <a name="Caller Identification">Caller Identification</a></h2>
<pre>If your modem supports one of the Caller-ID formats listed below and you have
Caller-ID service enabled on your phone line, you can have Synchronet log
Caller-ID information and disallow specific numbers. First, add the appropriate
......@@ -369,8 +371,8 @@ Supported formats:
TIME =
NMBR =
NAME =</pre>
<h2><u>[4.10] - </u><a name="FAX/Modem Setup for Receiving FAXes"><u>FAX/Modem Setup for
Receiving FAXes</u></a></h2>
<h2>[4.10] - <a name="FAX/Modem Setup for Receiving FAXes">FAX/Modem Setup for
Receiving FAXes</a></h2>
<pre>In order for Synchronet to be able to receive incoming FAXes, there are a few
requirements that must be met, these are:
......
......@@ -15,20 +15,21 @@
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<p><b><a name="TOC"><u>Sysop Documentation Table of Contents</u></a></b>
<p><b><a name="TOC">Sysop Documentation Table of Contents</a></b>
</p>
<p><a href="features.html">Features</a>
</p>
<pre>1. <b>Installing Synchronet</b><a href="install.html">
<pre>1. <b>Installation</b><a href="install.html">
</a> 1.0 <a href="install.html">Installation</a><a href="install.html#Getting Started">
</a> 1.1 <a href="install.html#Getting Started">Getting Started
</a> 1.2 <a href="install.html#How to Get Help">How to Get Help
</a> 1.3 <a href="install.html#About this manual">About this Manual</a></pre>
<pre>2. <b>Configuring Synchronet
<pre>2. <b>Configuration
</b> 2.0 <a href="system_config.html">System Configuration</a>
2.1 <a href="system_config.html#Message Options">Message Options</a><a href="system_config.html#System Options">
</a> 2.2 <a href="system_config.html#System Options">System Options</a>
......@@ -51,7 +52,7 @@
3.4 <a href="adding_nodes.html#Wait for Call Number Keys">Waiting For Caller Number Key Assignments</a>
3.5 <a href="adding_nodes.html#Wait for Call Function Keys">Waiting For Caller Function Key Assignments</a></pre>
<pre>4. <b>Modem and FAX Configuration (<font color="#CC0000">v2.30 DOS/OS2 Only</font>)</b>
<pre>4. <b>Modem and FAX Configuration <font color="#CC0000"><i>(v2 Only)</i></font></b>
4.0 <a href="modem_setup.html">Modem Setup</a>
4.1 <a href="modem_setup.html#Using UART Serial Cards/Internal Modems">Installing UART Serial Card/Internal Modems</a>
4.2 <a href="modem_setup.html#Using a Shared IRQ or Non-UART Serial Card">Installing a Shared IRQ or Non-UART Serial Card</a>
......@@ -71,7 +72,7 @@
5.3 <a href="sysop_commands.html#Local Sysop">Local Only Sysop Commands</a>
5.4 <a href="sysop_commands.html#Extra Online Sysop Commands">Remote/Local Sysop Commands</a></pre>
<pre>6. <b>Synchronet User Management</b>
<pre>6. <b>User Management</b>
6.0 <a href="user_editor.html">User Editor</a>
6.1 <a href="user_editor.html#Initiating User Edit">Invoking the User Editor</a>
6.2 <a href="user_editor.html#Using User Edit Remotely">Editing Users Remotely</a>
......@@ -85,10 +86,10 @@
7.4 <a href="security.html#Nesting Expressions">Nesting ARS Logic</a>
7.5 <a href="security.html#Nested Example #1">ARS Nested Logic Examples</a></pre>
<pre>8. <b>Synchronet Message Base Section</b>
<pre>8. <b>Message Bases</b>
8.0 <a href="message_section.html">Message Base</a>
8.2 <a href="message_section.html#Electronic Mail (E-mail)">Electronic Mail
</a> 8.2.1 <a href="message_section.html#Synchronet Mail Server">Internet (SMTP/POP) Email Server</a> <b>(<font color="#FF0000">v3.0+ Only Feature</font>)</b>
</a> 8.2.1 <a href="message_section.html#Synchronet Mail Server">Internet (SMTP/POP) Email Server</a> <b><font color="#FF0000">(v3+ Only)</font></b>
8.3 <a href="message_section.html#Setting Up the Message Base">Adding Message Bases</a>
8.3.1 <a href="message_section.html#Creating Message Groups">Creating Message Groups</a>
8.3.2 <a href="message_section.html#Message Group Options">Main Options
......@@ -101,7 +102,7 @@
8.5 <a href="message_section.html#Posting a Message">Posting</a>
8.6 <a href="message_section.html#Remote QWK Functions">Remote QWK Functions</a></pre>
<pre>9. <b>Synchronet and Networking</b>
<pre>9. <b>Networking</b>
9.0 <a href="networking.html">Networking Message Bases</a>
9.1 <a href="networking.html#QWK Packet Networking">QWK Networking</a>
9.1.1 <a href="networking.html#Network Hubs">Network Hubs</a>
......@@ -116,9 +117,9 @@
9.5.2 <a href="networking.html#Sending FidoNet NetMail">Sending FidoNet Netmail</a>
9.6 <a href="networking.html#Internet Networking">Internet Networking</a></pre>
<pre>10. <b>Synchronet File Section</b>
<pre>10. <b>File Section</b>
10.0 <a href="file_section.html">File Transfer Section
</a> 10.1 <a href="file_section.html#Synchronet FTP Server Documentation">Internal Internet FTP Server</a> <b>(<font color="#FF0000">v3.0+ Only Feature</font>)
</a> 10.1 <a href="file_section.html#Synchronet FTP Server Documentation">Internal Internet FTP Server</a> <b><font color="#FF0000">(v3+ Only)</font>
</b> 10.2 <a href="file_section.html#Setting Up the File Transfer Section">Setting up the File Section Options</a>
10.2.1 <a href="file_section.html#Main Options">Main Options</a>
10.3 <a href="file_section.html#Viewable Files">Viewable File Types</a>
......@@ -145,14 +146,14 @@
10.12 <a href="file_section.html#CD-ROM and Other Slow Media Devices">CD-ROM and other Slow Media Devices</a>
10.12.1 <a href="file_section.html#Alternate File Paths">Using Alternate File Paths</a></pre>
<pre>11. <b>Synchronet Chat Section</b>
<pre>11. <b>Chat Section</b>
11.0 <a href="chat_section.html">Chat Section Configuration</a>
11.1 <a href="chat_section.html#Artificial Chat Gurus">Artificial Chat Gurus</a>
11.2 <a href="chat_section.html#Chat Actions">Multinode Chat Actions</a>
11.3 <a href="chat_section.html#Multinode Chat Channels">Multinode Chat Channels</a>
11.4 <a href="chat_section.html#External Sysop Chat Pagers">External Sysop Chat Pagers</a></pre>
<pre>12. <b>Synchronet External Program Section</b>
<pre>12. <b>External Programs</b>
12.0 <a href="external_programs.html">External Programs
</a> 12.1 <a href="external_programs.html#Fixed Events">External Fixed Events</a>
12.2 <a href="external_programs.html#Timed Events">External Timed Events</a>
......@@ -169,16 +170,16 @@
12.11.2 <a href="external_programs.html#Usurper">Usurper</a>
12.11.3 <a href="external_programs.html#Trade Wars 2002">Trade Wars 2002
</a> 12.11.4 <a href="external_programs.html#Barren Realms Elite (BRE)">Barren Realms Elite</a><a href="external_programs.html#Usurper">
</a> 12.12 <a href="external_programs.html#Internal Telnet gateway">Internal Gateways (Telnet, RLogin, etc.)</a> <b>(<font color="#FF0000">v3.0+ Only Feature</font>)</b>
</a> 12.12 <a href="external_programs.html#Internal Telnet gateway">Internal Gateways (Telnet, RLogin, etc.)</a> <b><font color="#FF0000">(v3+ Only)</font></b>
12.13 <a href="external_programs.html#Troubleshooting External Programs">Troubleshooting External Programs</a></pre>
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