spuser(1) Spread Group Communication Client


spuser [-u connection_name] [-s spread_address] [-n username] [-p password] [-r]


spuser is a Spread client program that can send and receive messages and join and leave groups. By default it trys to connect to a Spread daemon running on port 4803 of the local machine.


-u connection_name
The name this connection to the daemon will use to uniquely identify itself.
-s spread address
The port number, or port number and host to which the spuser program should connect in order to reach a Spread daemon.
-n username
The user name that one would like to authenticate with if password based authentication is enabled.
-p password
The password to be used for authentication.
Use a random connection name.


Some limitations on message size and number of groups are hardcoded into spuser.


Yair Amir <[email protected]>

Jonathan Stanton <[email protected]>

Spuser is Copyright 1998-2001 Spread Concepts, LLC.