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NAME

wesnothd − Battle for Wesnoth multiplayer network daemon

SYNOPSIS

wesnothd [−dvV] [−c path] [−p port] [−t number]

DESCRIPTION

Manages Battle for Wesnoth multiplayer games. See http://www.wesnoth.org/wiki/ServerAdministration on what commands the server accepts via the wesnoth client or the socket.

OPTIONS

−c, −−config path

tells wesnothd where to find the config file to use. See the section SERVER CONFIG below for the syntax.

−d, −−daemon

runs wesnothd as a daemon.

−h, −−help

tells you what the command line options do.

−p, −−port port

binds the server to the specified port. If no port is specified, port 15000 will be used.

−t, −−threads number

sets the number of worker threads for network I/O to n (default: 5, max: 30).

−V, −−version

shows version number and exits.

−v, −−verbose

turns on more verbose logging.

SERVER CONFIG

The general syntax is:
[tag]

key="value"

key="value,value,..."

[/tag]

Global keys:
connections_allowed

The number of allowed connections from the same IP.

disallow_names

Names/nicks that are not accepted by the server. ‘*’ and ‘?’ from wildcard patterns are supported. See glob(7) for more details. Default values (used if nothing is specified) are: ‘server,ai,player,network,human,admin,computer’.

max_messages

The number of allowed messages in messages_time_period.

messages_time_period

The time period (in seconds) message flooding is detected in.

motd

The message of the day.

passwd

The password used to gain admin privileges. Usually it starts with "admin ".

versions_accepted

A comma separated list of version strings to be accepted by the server. ‘*’ and ‘?’ from wildcard patterns are supported.
Example: versions_accepted="*" accepts any version string.

Global tags:
[redirect]
A tag to specify a server to redirect certain client versions to.

host

The address of the server to redirect to.

port

The port to connect to.

version

A comma separated list of versions to redirect. Behaves the same way as versions_accepted in regard to wildcard patterns.

[proxy] A tag to tell the server to act as a proxy and forward the connected client’s requests to the specified server. Accepts the same keys as [redirect].

AUTHOR

Written by David White <davidnwhite [AT] verizon.net>. Edited by Nils Kneuper <crazy−ivanovic [AT] gmx.net>, ott <ott [AT] gaon.net> and Soliton <soliton [AT] sonnenkinder.org>. This manual page was originally written by Cyril Bouthors <cyril [AT] bouthors.org>.
Visit the official homepage: http://www.wesnoth.org/

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2003−2006 David White <davidnwhite [AT] verizon.net>
This is Free Software; this software is licensed under the GPL version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

wesnoth(6), wesnoth_editor(6)

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