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ibod - ISDN MPPP bandwidth on demand daemon
is a ISDN MPPP bandwidth on demand daemon designed to operate
in conjunction with
It is normally started at boot time, but can be started and stopped
at any time. The program monitors inbound and outbound traffic on
the ISDN interface. When the required bandwidth exceeds the capacity
for one IDSN B-channel (64kbps) a second (slave) channel is connected
according to the MPPP protocol. When the traffic decreases below
one channel capacity, the slave channel is disconnected.
A configuration file
is read initially.
is monitored for the current state and throughput of the ISDN interface.
All operation on the ISDN interface is made through the
is also listening on TCP port 6050 for eventual connection from control
Upon receiving SIGHUP, the configuration file is re-read.
A SIGPIPE closes an eventual socket connection with
specifies the directory where to look for the
All logging is made to syslog with the identity tag
ibod.cf(4) and xibod(1)
Bjoern Smith, Smith@Compound.SE
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