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General Settings

This section of the Mystic BBS Configuration System allows the SysOp to configure a number of general settings that apply to the overall BBS system. There are areas here that you will want to update from their default settings.

This example screen is from a Windows based system and displays the standard 'out of the box' settings that ship with the default installation.

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█  BBS Name        │ New Mystic BBS             Chat Logging  │ No
█  Sysop Name      │ Sysop Name                 Hours Start   │ 1
█  Sysop Password  │ *****                      Hours End     │ 15
█  System Password │                            Chat Feedback │ Yes
█  Sysop ACS       │ s255                       Screen Size   │ 24
█  Feedback To     │ Sysop Name Here            Inactivity    │ 300
█  Start Menu      │ prelogin
█  QWK Net Menu    │ qwknetwork
█  Start Theme     │ default
█  Config Theme    │ Default
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BBS Name

Your BBS name should be updated here. It's used in several places in Mystic BBS and something you want to change early on it your setup.

Sysop Name

Change this to reflect the user account you have created for your Sysop account.

Sysop Password

Change this from the default setting! It's used when you access any Sysop menu command from within the BBS. Before you are allowed to run the menu command you must first enter this password in.

System Password

If entered all users logging in to your BBS will need to enter this password before being presented with the login prompt. It's useful to set this if you run a closed system or need to limit access quickly for a period of time.

Sysop ACS

The Access Control Strings required by a user of the system to gain access to Sysop features when logged in to the BBS.

Feedback To

When a user sends feedback to the Sysop which user name should it be sent to? Usually it's the same name you have stated as the Sysop but it does not have to be.

Start Menu

When a user logs in to the BBS this is the default menu that is loaded and displayed first.

QWK Net Menu

Set the QWK menu for QWK network users.

Start Theme

This is the theme that user accounts are assigned when they sign up at your Mystic BBS.

Config Theme

Theme to use for the Mystic BBS Configuration System.

Chat Logging

Should Mystic BBS create a logging text file of the conversations held between the Sysop and a user when the Sysop breaks in to chat with them?

Hours Start

Start hour that paging the Sysop is allowed.

Hours End

End hour that paging the Sysop is allowed. Outside this time the 'Page Sysop for Chat' menu command (GP) will default to a 'sysop is unavailable' response.

Chat Feedback

Enable the user to send BBS email to the Sysop when paging the Sysop has failed or the user has attempted to page the Sysop outside of paging hours.

Screen Size

Defines the default number of lines to display on a users screen.

Inactivity

The number of seconds of inactivity that must occur before a user is disconnected due to inactivity. If you don't want to use this feature set it to 0 to disable it.

config_general_settings.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/27 05:35 by avon