BPQ Mail Server User and SYSOP commands.
? or Help:
Displays a list of commands.
Abort the BBS output while paging.
B or Bye :
Disconnects from the BBS.
Sets Password for access to Winlink COM Servers.
D Num :
Flag NTS Message(s) as Delivered.
FILES or LISTFILES:
List files available for download.
Enters or modifies the Home BBS. A point deletes the current Home BBS.
Display sysop - provided information about this BBS.
I callsign :
Gives the information on callsign taken from the white pages database.
Callsign can include wildcards.
I@ bbs :
Gives the users of BBS found in the WP database.
IH route :
Gives the users of the hierarchical route area from the WP database.
IZ Zip :
Gives the users of the ZIP code area from WP database.
K-commands delete messages sent by you or to you.
K msg# : Deletes a message identified by its number.
KM : Deletes all the messages addressed to you, that you haven't yet read.
L-commands list message headers.
L : Lists the new messages since the last usage of this command.
Lx : List messages with status "x" - x can be D F N Y $.
LB : Lists bulletins.
LC : Lists all Bulletin "categories" (TO Fields)
LM : Lists the messages to you.
LL n: Lists the last n messages.
LR : Equivalent to L but the messages are listed in reverse order.
LT : List Traffic (NTS-messages).
L< Callsign : Lists message from [Callsign].
L> Callsign : Lists messages to [Callsign].
L@ [BBS] : Lists the messages VIA BBS.
L msg#- : Lists all messages, starting from msg#
L msg#-msg# : Lists messages between the given numbers.
Enters or modifies your name (max 12 characters allowed).
Exits BBS and returns to Node.
OP nbr of lines :
Enables or disables the paging of output.
Enables or disables polling RMS for messages for you.
POLLRMS SSID1 SSID2 SSID2 (for the base call, specify SSID of 0)
eg POLLRMS 0 1 15 will look for messages to CALL, CALL-1, CALL-15
The sysop can also set the flags for other users.
eg POLLRMS G8BPQ Enable
Enters or modifies QTH.
R-commands read messages.
R msg# msg# : Reads the messages by their numbers.
RM : Reads new messages to you.
READ Name :
Read File from Files area.
S-commands send messages.
S[type] callsign : Sends a message or a bulletin.
If the type is not specified, it will be sent as private.
SP callsign : Sends a private message.
S callsign @ BBSCALLSIGN : Sends a message to a station AT another BBS.
The message must be terminated by a Ctrl/Z or /EX followed by a return.
SC Msg# Callsign @ BBSCALLSIGN : Copies a message or bulletin to the specified callsign.
SR Msg# : Replies to a message.
Displays Version number of the BBS and Node software.
Toggles Expert Mode.
YAPP Name :
Download file from File area. Must be issued from a terminal supporting YAPP,
eg UZ7HO's Easyterm.
Enters or modifies the Zip Code.
The following commands can only be used by the SYSOP
AUTH : Authenticate for Remote SYSOP access. Use program BPQAUTH to generate passcode..
DOHOUSEKEEPING : Run Housekeeping process
EXPORT : Export Message to a file. Type EXPORT for details.
FWD : Manage Forwarding. Type FWD Help for details.
EDITUSER (EU) : Manage Users. Type EU Help for details.
IMPORT : Import Messages from a file. Type IMPORT for details.
KH : Kills Held Messages.
K< Callsign : Kills message from [Callsign].
K> Callsign : Kills messages to [Callsign].
LH : List HELD messages.
LK : List KILLED messages
REROUTEMSGS : Rerun message routing process
SETNEXTMESSAGENUMBER : Sets next message number
SHOWRMSPOLL : Displays your RMS polling list
UH : Unhold messages. Either UH ALL or UH msg# msg#...
John Wiseman, G8BPQ
Updated December 2020