> Is there anyway to force an outgoing ifcico tcp session onto port
> 23 as a telnet session? I need to connect to a system running on DOS and
> using tbbs/tims that is monitoring port 23, but not 60179.
To force a given port use the syntax "-a address:port"
(eg: "ifcico -a chanae.stben.be:666 -t1 f2219.n293.z2", note howzever that you
had to be very lucky to just have me connected at the right moment, I'm only
online some 30 min from 19:00 MET :) )
To have telent-vmodem protocol you need a patch if you use the official version
of ifcico. Tanaka Tsuneo made such a patch, I don't remember his homepage
right now, you can ask him at <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
I included that patch in the so called "tx" versions, you can find them
in <ftp://ftp.z2.fidonet.org/pub/linux/Fido/> or if you prefer a web
interface from <http://www.z2.fidonet.org/ifmail-tx/>
then just use the "-t 1" switch to use telnet-vmodem mode.
(works too for receiving, so you can use in /etc/inetd.conf :
fido stream tcp nowait fnet /usr/lib/ifmail/ifcico ifcico
tfido stream tcp nowait fnet /usr/lib/ifmail/ifcico ifcico -t1
(I defined in /etc/services fido as 60179/tcp, tfido as 60177/tcp )
I no longer use it, as my uplink developped a TCP mailer for OS/2,
but before he only has Xenia/2 which only does telnet-vmodem, so during
several months I used whith success that feature.
A bientôt, Pablo Saratxaga
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