lprwire

lprwire

This program sits on the normal lpr port - port 515 - and pretends to be a
fully functional lpr deamon.

It allows ALL lpr traffic for a server to be sucked in and treated like an
incoming data stream like a wire service.

A small FipHdr is added with date and time fields, sender and receiver logons
before the file is passed on - normally to spool/2brouted for 'iproute' to sort
out.

Note that on some flavours of Unix, 'lprwire' needs to be started by someone
with 'root' priviledges if the port number is less than 1024 - which port 515
normally is !

Example
    lpr -Y -Pfip@(yourhost) (filename)

Input Parameters :
All Optional :
    -A : name of the archive file if not the -n name field  default: 'name'
    -c : the chrset of the source (SC header field)     default: ascii
    -C : always close the underlying socket         default: no
    -d : the name of a DUPLICATE wire where 2 copies of the same
        file is required (SD header field).     default: none
    -f : Extra FIP header information           default: none
        For fixed header info in FIP. eg -f #QA:AA#QB:BASIC
        As this flag is normally the last specified, its contents
        can be used to overwrite any unique fields such as DU, DP,
        SN etc.
    -h : hostname/internet address to select        default: systemname on boot
        for servers with more than one card/address
        To specify ALL ipaddresses on this box : '-h +'
    -n : Name of service (SU field)             default: LPRWIRE
    -o : Output folder in /fip/spool            default: spool/2brouted
    -O : Name of output format (DF field)           default: LPRWIRE
    -r : the name of a DIFFERENT routing table to 'name'
        (SR field : used by iproute)            default: name
    -s : same as -h
    -w : max timeout with no data               default: 60 secs
        ie between packets. Set to ZERO to disable or 10 (or more) secs
    -u : logon for files created if NOT that
        which was used to start 'lprwire'       default: same
    -Z : do NOT archive any incoming files      default: archive
    -v : Print the version number and exit
Version Control
;000d   23may00 original version ;d parse
    ;a-b tidy
    ;c speedy

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