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  • vk2dot
    John, thanks. regards Rod....///
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 3, 2010
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      John, thanks.

      regards Rod....///


      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
      >
      > Ok, Rod,
      >
      > I think what you are calling Restart is my re-read config command. I thought
      > you wanted to be able to shut down and restart the software.
      >
      > I realise that with your setup having the same call on two nodes may not be
      > a problem, but if I change the software it could be for others. I'll see if
      > I can make it an option.
      >
      >
      > John
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > vk2dot
      > Sent: 03 October 2010 12:39
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] Re: Remote SysOp
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > John,
      > RESTART - Will only be used after we update BPQ32.cfg, BPQTelnetServer.cfg
      > or BPQAXIP.cfg, etc - to quickly update BPQ32 [as we do now from the local
      > console. If we are adding other remote software, etc at a later date - then
      > if we have to restart the said software, then we will reboot the remote
      > laptop.
      >
      > REBOOT - Will be used if we update BPQ32.exe, etc software, or there is a
      > dramatic problem with the remote laptop that requires rebooting.
      >
      > The remote laptops [being soak tested at present] are running Windows
      > MicroXP as the operating system; MicroXP runs well on a 233Mhz laptop with
      > 64Mb of memory & 800Mb of mass-storage.
      > We also run FileZiller Server as the FTP server. [XRouter has FTP built in -
      > but we have not asked for a FTP server to be incorporated at this time - to
      > not burden you with extra work.]
      > We also run StartDelay software to start FileZiller & BPQ32 after the op
      > erating system has started.
      >
      > The remote nodes are over 100Km away from VK2DOT and not in the precint of
      > each other. We have never had a problem so far with remote users using the
      > same call-signs as local users for packet applications. [This system has
      > been running for a number of years.] The users use RF at their remote node
      > & also login locally via telnet.
      >
      > Thanks again, Regards rod....///
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > I'll add SYSOP commands to re-read the config and to reboot the computer.
      > >
      > > Are you just running bpq32.exe on the remote compuuters, or do you need
      > the
      > > restart command to run other programs?
      > >
      > > I don't have any problem doing a reconfig with just bpqterminal running -
      > is
      > > anyone else having this problem?
      > >
      > > I could change the way the command aliases work, but I don't think it is a
      > & gt; good idea. You will end up with two stations on the air with the same
      > call
      > > and ssid. There is the possibility of a connect being picked up by the
      > wrong
      > > station. What do others think of this?
      > >
      > >
      > > John
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > > vk2dot
      > > Sent: 26 September 2010 16:36
      > > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [BPQ32] Remote SysOp
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > BPQ32 Remote SysOp
      > > John, another request - We had setup BPQ32 with Win2000 on a few old
      > laptops
      > > to replace the remote XRouters.
      > > The laptops are at their limits of running anything else than Win2000 &
      > > BPQ32.
      > > So to be able to control these remote laptops, could you please [if
      > > possible] add the following into the next revision of BPQ32.
      > >
      > > 1: To be able t o login as a Remote SysOp, possibly via Telnet login [with
      > > special tag for Remote SysOp].
      > > 2: Remote SysOp Command of RESTART - to restart BPQ32.
      > > 3: Remote SysOp Command of REBOOT - to reboot the computer.
      > >
      > > We notice on testing, when just running BPQ32 [started by BPQTerminal],
      > That
      > > when we try & restart BPQ32 via Console action, that BPQ32 just stops &
      > will
      > > not restart.
      > >
      > > Also, I have another little problem -
      > > All of my remote nodes will have the following applications.
      > >
      > > APPLICATION 1,BPQ,C 10 VK2DOT-1,VK2DOT-5,,
      > > APPLICATION 2,CHAT,C 10 VK2DOT-7,VK2DOT-6,,
      > > APPLICATION 3,BBS,C 10 VK2DOT-0,vk2dot-7,,
      > > APPLICATION 4,FBB,C 10 VK2DOT-2,vk2dot-8,,
      > >
      > > Thus for a remote user, he/she will be able to type C VK2DOT-5 and will be
      > > automatically transported from the remote RF port to my VK2DOT-1 Node.
      > [via
      > > the AXUDP link]
      > > At the present moment with XRouter, they type c VK2DOT-1 to goto my
      > VK2DOT-1
      > > BPQ32 Node.
      > > For consistency, it would be better if users remotely could type C
      > VK2DOT-1
      > > to goto my VK2DOT-1 BPQ32 Node.
      > > Users also travel down the AXUDP link & also come physically into this
      > area.
      > > It would be wise & prudent for them to use the same connect callsigns,
      > when
      > > remote & local.
      > > Wonder if it is possible to change this also in your next BPQ32 revision.
      > >
      > > Regards Rod....///
      > >
      >
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