WWIV is computer bulletin board system (BBS) originally written in Basic, ported to Pascal, C and finally C++.
WWIV v5 is Open Source released under the Apache License version v2.0.
Drop-in compatible with 4.3 or later
32-bit Win32 version
32-bit and 64-bit Linux version
Telnet/SSH Server with blacklisting support
Internal X/Y/Z-Modem protocol support
Internal QWK support
Native WWIVnet networking included
FidoNet (FTN) networking support via WWIVtoss
Works with SynchroNet FOSSIL driver or DOSBOX for door support.
After downloading WWIV, please read Installing WWIV
WWIV_LOG_DIRenvironment variable or
--logdircommand line argument are specified, they will override this setting from wwivconfig. Like all other paths, if specified as a relative path, it is relative to the bbsdir (aka
--log_startupto all binaries. This will enable the start/stop default logging with command line arguments displayed. This is now not the default behavior anymore. If you want it displayed, either pass
--log_startupor edit Logger::Init in core/log.cpp and set log_startup_ to true.
wwivutil net subscriberscommand.
wwivutil fido subscriberscommand
"username (zone:net/node)". Using the fake ftn node number is no longer needed.
--skip_deleteto most network commands, it'll backup vs deleting packets that it's processed.
[networkb]and it'll be the same as added
--skip_net=trueon the command line
--process_instance=XXflag that's used when the bbs uses it to cleanup the net.
WWIV_DIRexists, use that to locate config.dat unless
--bbsdiris specified on the commandline. This works in every wwiv binary.
wwivutil net listand
WWIV is Open Source software developed on GitHub.
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The development team and fellow SysOps hang out on IRC at the following server:
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