4.2 Server configuration: cheppd-setup
The server is disabled by default, so the first, most important step in
setting up Cheppd, is to enable it. You can do so using Cheppd-setup
Main settings for cheppd in cheppd-setup.
(see figure 4.1
by just selecting "enable Cheppd" from the drop-down list "Server enable".
Cheppd-setup can be run either from the Start menu in Windows or by
from the command line in GNU/Linux.
The default port for Cheppd to listen on is 11111. (Be sure
to open that port in your router / firewall etc. if you want
to set up a public server.)
Settings for logging of cheppd server messages.
File and path settings for cheppd (under GNU/Linux).
Allocation of resources.
4.2.1 Cheppdsync registration settings
By default, a unique ID will be generated for you, when starting
cheppd-setup for the first time. This ID will be used to identify
your server at Cheppdsync if you have activated this feature.
Settings for public server registration with cheppdsync.
Extended registration settings.
If you have moved your server to a different machine you may want to
copy the old ID to the new one. You can do so using the "Extended
Settings" of the "Registration" tab of Cheppd-setup as shown in
Simply close the window if you're ok with the settings you entered
and apply by clicking "Accept" in the main window.
In the "Registration" tab
(see figure 4.5)
you can set up the Cheppdsync servers
to keep up to date with your server information. Simply type the
addresses into the input field, separated by spaces.
Here you can also activate and deactive Cheppdsync registration
by selecting the appropriate value from the drop-down list.
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