Manual Reference Pages - APRSC (8)
aprsc - An APRS-IS network server
a-purrs-c) is a plain APRS-IS server intended to be used on the core and Tier2 APRS-IS servers.
It is written in the C language, and it runs on Linux and Unix servers.
If you need igate or other radio-interfacing features, the aprsc is not for you.
aprsc has following runtime options:
-t chrootdir |
aprsc in a
Use also the -u option below.
-u setuid_username |
When running the
subdirectory, it should be running there with a non-privileged user account.
This option defines that account, which must be found at the system account database.
-c config_file_name |
Define explicit configuration file name.
Default is "aprsc.conf" in current directory.
the program ro tun in the background.
-n logname |
Define a name by which
this instance of the
aprsc is known in the log.
Useful when you have multiple instances running.
-r log_dir |
For file based logging, do it all in given directory.
There is no default log directory.
-e loglevel_token |
The supported tokens are following with their corresponding priority values
DEBUG(7). This option defines a logging cutoff where events with higher numeric value
than the given cutoff are dropped internally.
The default cutoff is INFO.
-o logdestination_token |
The supported tokens are following:
The logging has multiple options:
Disable logging completely
Log to stderr of the running users console session
Do not use this when runtime option
-f is being used.
mechanism to send logging events to system
When running under
this may require that the syslogd is configured to have log event receiving
named socket within that chroot area.
The logging goes to configured directory using file names:
aprsc.access.log. which autorotate with up to N older versions,
each with M megabytes of size when the rotation happens.
Configuration of N and M is done with
To be written..
Matti Aarnio OH2MQK (man page),
Heikki Hannikainen OH7LZB (main software),
Javier Henderson K4JH (lots of feedback).
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