unixserver(1) UNIX domain socket server


unixserver [options] socket program


Unixserver is UNIX domain socket server that conform to UCSPI, the UNIX Client-Server Program Interface.


Quiet. Do not print any messages.
(default) Print error messages.
Verbose. Print error and status messages.
Do not delete the socket file on exit.
(default) Delete the socket file on exit.
-u UID
Change user id to UID after creating socket.
-g GID
Change group id to GID after creating socket.
Same as '-u $UID -g $GID'.
-o UID
Make the socket owned by UID.
-r GID
Make the socket group owned by GID.
Same as '-o $SOCKET_UID -r $SOCKET_GID'.
Set the permissions on the created socket (in octal). Note: this option, if set, overrides the mask below. (defaults to 0666 minus umask)
Set umask to MASK (in octal) before creating socket. (defaults to 0, previous value is restored afterwards)
-c N
Do not handle more than N simultaneous connections. (default 10)
-b N
Allow a backlog of N connections.
Write BANNER to the client immediately after connecting.


ucspi-unix package was written by Bruce Guenter <[email protected]>

This manual page was originally written by Tomas Kuliavas <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux system, but may be used elsewhere under the GPL.