Re: Remote SysOp
- John, thanks.
--- 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.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
> Sent: 03 October 2010 12:39
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [BPQ32] Re: Remote SysOp
> 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
> 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
> > restart command to run other programs?
> > I don't have any problem doing a reconfig with just bpqterminal running -
> > 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
> > and ssid. There is the possibility of a connect being picked up by the
> > 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
> > 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],
> > when we try & restart BPQ32 via Console action, that BPQ32 just stops &
> > 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.
> > the AXUDP link]
> > At the present moment with XRouter, they type c VK2DOT-1 to goto my
> > BPQ32 Node.
> > For consistency, it would be better if users remotely could type C
> > to goto my VK2DOT-1 BPQ32 Node.
> > Users also travel down the AXUDP link & also come physically into this
> > It would be wise & prudent for them to use the same connect callsigns,
> > remote & local.
> > Wonder if it is possible to change this also in your next BPQ32 revision.
> > Regards Rod....///