tipwire

tipwire

TIPWIRE collects wire input that is in standard message format IPTC. It
interfaces to a TIP x25 pad which gives it up to four IPTC feeds. The header is
parsed and put in the FIP header field SH. The file is slotted into the
spool/2brouted queue for IPROUTE to process and route.

The default uses the LogiLink LCC XI/2 controller which connects to the x25
DataNet line.

Parameter file is tables/wire/TIPWIRE

    ; Comment line
    vc-response-time:60 between 10 and 600

Input Parameters :
    Mandatory :
    -n : name of the wires (usually the agency)     default: none
        These are specified name1,name2,,name4 which no spaces. 
        For a non-existent wire allow 2 commas.
    -s : Spider name or TTY device name         default: none
    -p : Spider port number                 default: none
OR
    -P : Passive port number                default: none
    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
    -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.
    -k : Add the message keyword as first line of text  default: no
    -m : Keyword is a Mercury/Atex formatted        default: no
            filename (spc) queue-group
    -o : Name of output format (DF field)           default: WIRE
    -r : the name of a DIFFERENT routing table to 'name'
        (SR field : used by iproute)            default: name
    -t : Do NOT strip date/time stamp from end of text  default: strip
    -W : File header obeys IPTC keyword rules and is forced 
        uppercase.                  default: no
    -w : File header obeys IPTC keyword rules and is forced 
        lowercase.                  default: no
    -x : Wakeup string for Pad/modem etc            default: none
    -y : Banner string to strip from terminal server.default: SpiderBanner
    -Y : There is no banner to strip        default: as above
    -z : Contents of a prehdr which MUST be checked for
        before a valid file is started          default: none
    -Z : name of parameter file if not default      default: TIPWIRE
    -1 : Use version 1 of the TIP box       default: Version 2 for the LCC XI/2
    -7/-8 : data is 7 or 8 bits             default: 8
    -v : Print the version number and exit

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