vboxputty



VBOXPUTTY(8)                                                      VBOXPUTTY(8)




NAME

       vboxputty - a self-dialing/-calling vboxgetty


SYNOPSIS

       vboxputty -d device [-f config-file] [-c phonenumber] [-s ring-timeout]
       [-w wait] [-t redial] [-r redial-pause]

       vboxputty [-hv]


DESCRIPTION

       vboxputty is a vboxgetty, not waiting for, but triggering a call. After
       connect,  vboxputty  is acting exactly like vboxgetty.  vboxputty exits
       with 0 if a connection was established, 99 on BUSY.



OPTIONS

       -h     display a short help

       -v     display the version information

       -f config-file
              use config-file instead of the default vboxgetty.conf

       -d device
              use device (/dev/ttyI*) for dialout

       -c phonenumber
              the phonenumber to be called

       -s ring-timeout
              vboxputty will dial the phonenumber and wait  ring-timeout  sec-
              onds  for  the  called party to accept the call, if ring-timeout
              seconds are ellapsed before connect, vboxputty will hangup.

       -w wait
              after the connection is established, vboxputty  will  wait  wait
              seconds before starting the tcl-script

       -t redial
              if  the called party is BUSY, vboxputty will try redial times to
              get a connect

       -r redial-pause
              vboxputty waits redial-pause seconds between BUSY-redials


FILES

       /usr/local/vbox/etc/vboxgetty.conf


AUTHOR

       Gerrit Pape <pape@innominate.de>



SEE ALSO

       the vbox-documentation





4th Berkeley Distribution      13. January 2000                   VBOXPUTTY(8)

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