INNT overview..

Sven Paulus sven at tin.org
Sun Mar 4 01:16:32 UTC 2001


Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> wrote in
<Pine.LNX.3.96.1010226071548.2791C-100000 at gatekeeper.tmr.com>:
>> I recommend it; it's one of INN's really nice features.  It's a great way
>> to be able to peak at the running state on demand without having to wait
>> for periodic logs.
> While we're talking you into it, without ctlinnd how would you make
> changes, other than reboot the app? I suppose you could stat the config
> files from time to time, or something, but that's moderately ugly.

When "designing" a new ctlinntd, please have a look what ISC did for
bind 9: The ndc got changed to a rndc with remote control capabilities over
UDP and authentication. I think, this would be a very useful feature
for INN, too. 

Sven


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