bnetd - Unix Battle.net daemon
bnetd [-f] [-c configfile] [-d
bnetd is a program that will eventually completely emulate a Blizzard
Battle.net server. Currently Starcraft, Brood War, Diablo, and Warcraft II BNE
are supported as clients.
It is known to work under most versions of Unix and can also be
used under Windows as a win32 console application.
- -c --config
- Use this configuration file instead of the compiled-in default
- -d --hexdump
- Put a hex dump of packets sent and received into the specified file.
- -f --foreground
- The server normally acts as a daemon and goes into the background. This
forces the server to run in the foreground.
- -h --help --usage
- Print server usage information and exit.
- -v --version
- Print its version number and exit.
The current version is available at:
- The main configuration file. Among other things, it specifies the
locations for the other files used by the daemon.
- The "message of the day" file. This is displayed when the user
enters the first chat channel.
- This is the default account file. The contains all default account
attributes which are used when an attribute is not set on an actual
channel.list This is the permanent channel list. Short
names, target clients, and other attributes may be specified here.
- The contensts of this file are printed when the /news command is
- This is the ad banner list which determines which banners to display at
which times. The order of display for the banners may be specified as well
as the URL which they should follow when clicked.
- The IP ban file can be used to block connections from certain
- This file contains the the chat command help.
- The game address translation file can be used to allow players from behind
a NAT firewall to play with those outside of the firewall.
- This is the autoupdate MPQ archive list. It chooses which versions of
which clients to update.
- This is the Terms Of Service file that is displayed before a user can
create a new account.
- The icons which the client displays for players in the chat rooms.
- This is the ad Banner. Currently, it says "Welcome to...
bntrackd(1), bnproxy(1), bnchat(1), bnbot(1),
bnpass(1), bnftp(1), bnetd.conf(5), bnmotd.txt(5)
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