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mktap: create twisted.servers

NAME

mktap - create twisted.servers

SYNOPSIS

mktap [options] apptype [application_option]...

mktap apptype --help

DESCRIPTION

The --help prints out a usage message to standard output.

--debug, -d
Show debug information for plugin loading.
--progress, -p
Show progress information for plugin loading.
--encrypted, -e
Encrypt file before writing (will make the extension of the resultant file begin with 'e').
--uid, -u <uid>
Application belongs to this uid, and should run with its permissions.
--gid, -d <gid>
Application belongs to this gid, and should run with its permissions.
--append, -a <file>
Append given servers to given file, instead of creating a new one. File should be be a tap file.
--appname, -n <name>
Use the specified name as the process name when the application is run with twistd(1). This option also causes some initialization code to be duplicated when twistd(1) is run.
--type, -t <type>
Specify the output file type. Available types are:
pickle - (default) Output as a python pickle file.
xml - Output as a .tax XML file.
source - Output as a .tas (AOT Python source) file. apptype Can be 'web', 'portforward', 'toc', 'coil', 'words',

portforward options

-h, --host <host>
Proxy connections to <host>
-d, --dest_port <port>
Proxy connections to <port> on remote host.
-p, --port <port>
Listen locally on <port>

web options

-u, --user
Makes a server with ~/public_html and ~/.twistd-web-pb support for users.
--personal
Instead of generating a webserver, generate a ResourcePublisher which listens on ~/.twistd-web-pb
--path <path>
<path> is either a specific file or a directory to be set as the root of the web server. Use this if you have a directory full of HTML, cgi, php3, epy, or rpy files or any other files that you want to be served up raw.
-p, --port <port>
<port> is a number representing which port you want to start the server on.
-m, --mime_type <mimetype>
<mimetype> is the default MIME type to use for files in a --path web server when none can be determined for a particular extension. The default is 'text/html'.
--allow_ignore_ext
Specify whether or not a request for 'foo' should return 'foo.ext'. Default is off.
--ignore-ext .<extension>
Specify that a request for 'foo' should return 'foo.<extension>'.
-t, --telnet <port>
Run a telnet server on <port>, for additional configuration later.
-i, --index <name>
Use an index name other than "index.html"
--https <port>
Port to listen on for Secure HTTP.
-c, --certificate <filename>
SSL certificate to use for HTTPS. [default: server.pem]
-k, --privkey <filename>
SSL certificate to use for HTTPS. [default: server.pem]
--processor <ext>=<class name>
Adds a processor to those file names. (Only usable if after --path)
--resource-script <script name>
Sets the root as a resource script. This script will be re-evaluated on every request.

This creates a web.tap file that can be used by twistd. If you specify no arguments, it will be a demo webserver that has the Test class from twisted.web.test in it.

toc options

-p <port>
<port> is a number representing which port you want to start the server on.

mail options

-r, --relay <ip>,<port>=<queue directory>
Relay mail to all unknown domains through given IP and port, using queue directory as temporary place to place files.
-d, --domain <domain>=<path>
generate an SMTP/POP3 virtual maildir domain named "domain" which saves to "path"
-u, --username <name>=<password>
add a user/password to the last specified domains
-b, --bounce_to_postmaster
undelivered mails are sent to the postmaster, instead of being rejected.
-p, --pop <port>
<port> is a number representing which port you want to start the pop3 server on.
-s, --smtp <port>
<port> is a number representing which port you want to start the smtp server on.

This creates a mail.tap file that can be used by twistd(1)

telnet options

-p, --port <port>
Run the telnet server on <port>
-u, --username <name>
set the username to <name>
-w, --password <password>
set the password to <password>

socks options

-i, --interface <interface>
Listen on interface <interface>
-p, --port <port>
Run the SOCKSv4 server on <port>
-l, --log <filename>
log connection data to <filename>

ftp options

-a, --anonymous
Allow anonymous logins
-3, --thirdparty
Allow third party connections
--otp
Use one time passwords (OTP)
-p, --port <port>
Run the FTP server on <port>
-r, --root <path>
Define the local root of the FTP server
--anonymoususer <username>
Define the the name of the anonymous user

manhole options

-p, --port <port>
Run the manhole server on <port>
-u, --user <name>
set the username to <name>
-w, --password <password>
set the password to <password>

words options

-p, --port <port>
Run the Words server on <port>
-i, --irc <port>
Run IRC server on port <port>
-w, --web <port>
Run web server on port <port>

AUTHOR

Written by Moshe Zadka, based on mktap's help messages

REPORTING BUGS

To report a bug, visit http://twistedmatrix.com/bugs/

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2000-2008 Twisted Matrix Laboratories.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

twistd(1)