rconip documentation
Index
Usage
Command line arguments
Navigation keys for server selection screen
Special key combinations for remote console screen
General Notes


Usage
rconip [opts] [host[:port]] [password]
opts:
-s
OR --ssl Connect using SSL
-?
OR --help Show this usage
-p host Connect via Proxy host
--spx Proxy connects with SPX
--sync Start in screen sync mode (toggle with Alt-F6)


Command-line arguments:
rconip <servername> <password>
Launches a remote console session with server <servername> and password <password>
rconip <servername> <password> -s
Launches a secure remote console session with server <servername> and password <password>
rconip <servername>
Prompts for a password and then launches a remote console session with server <servername> and entered password
rconip -s <servername>
Prompts for a password and then launches a secure remote console session with server <servername> and entered password
rconip
Obtains a list of rconsole.novell servers through SLP and launches the server selection interface.
See General Notes for limitation of SLP discovery.
rconip -s
Obtains a list of securerconsole.novell servers through SLP and lauches the server selection interface.
See General Notes for limitation of SLP discovery.
rconip <servername> -p <proxyhost>
Connects to <servername> via <proxyhost> (with RCONPRXY.NLM loaded)
rconip <servername> -p <proxyhost> --spx
Connects to <servername> via <proxyhost> using SPX between proxyhost and servername
rconip --sync <servername>
Prompts for a password and then launches a remote console session with server <servername> and entered password with Screen Sync mode active
NOTE: the port can be changed from default by adding ':port' to the host name.
eg. rconip host:2033 -p proxy:2038 password


Navigation keys for server selection screen:
Enter
Connect to the selected server
Cursor movement keys
Move in the server selection list
Insert
Enter a server by IP address or hostname
Escape
Exit the program


Special key combinations for remote console screen:
Alt-F1
Display the screen list
Alt-F2
Disconnect from the server
Alt-F3, Alt-F4
Move to previous and next screens, respectively
Alt-F5
"Activate" the currently displayed screen
Alt-F6
Toggle screen Sync mode (activates screen changed to)
Keypad *
Display the screen list
Keypad /
Disconnect from the server
Keypad -, Keypad +
Move to previous and next screens, respectively
Keypad Enter
"Activate" the currently displayed screen


Some general notes:
Logger console
The cursor keys only work when the screen is active.
Keypad special keys
NUMLOCK is required to use the Keypad key described above
SLP Discovery - Message from Andreas Tranquillini
> It seems that every SLP query will fail if you are not at least
> member of the power users group. The temporary workaround
> is to give the users group write access to the registry key
> HKLM\Software\Novell\Winsock 2\ClassInfo.
Changing from default port
The port is specified by adding :port to the host. eg. rconip host:2033 -p proxy:2038 password