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 blocklisting support
Internal X/Y/Z-Modem protocol support
Native QWK support
Native WWIVnet networking included
Native FidoNet (FTN) networking support
Works with Netfoss, SynchroNet FOSSIL driver or DOSBOX/DOSEMU 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
wwivutil net subscriberscommand.
wwivutil fido subscriberscommand
"username (zone:net/node)". Using the fake ftn node number is no longer needed.
[networkb]and it'll be the same as added
--skip_net=trueon the command line
wwivutil net listand
WWIV is Open Source software developed on GitHub.
Join us on IRC
The development team and fellow SysOps hang out on IRC at the following server:
|Server||irc.wwivbbs.org:6697 (use SSL)|
Click to Join IRC