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       nwclient - configuration file for NWClient program suite


       This  manual  page  describes  the  rather  simple  format  of the file
       $HOME/.nwclient, the configuration file for the NWClient program suite.


       The  file  $HOME/.nwclient consists of several lines, each describing a
       NWClient connection. Lines beginning with # and empty lines are ignored
       as comments.

       Because  you  can  store passwords in .nwclient, the user programs will
       only scan .nwclient when only the file owner has access rights  to  the
       file. The file must be have permissions 0600.

       To specify a NWClient connection, the name of the file server, the user
       name to be used and a password is necessary. The server  name  and  the
       user  name  are specified as SERVER/USER, and the password is separated
       by a blank. The password field can be omitted. In this  case  the  user
       programs will ask you for a password. If you specify the password to be
       just a dash, then no password is used.

       The first valid specification has a special meaning: If the  user  does
       not  name a server on the command line, the first specification is used
       as a ’preferred connection’.

       An example might be the following:

          # The preferred connection, the user is asked
          # for a password
          # And a passwordless account on another server
          CD-SERV/GUEST -

       With these lines in $HOME/.nwclient, calling ’ncpmount /mnt’ will mount
       the  the  file  server FS311 with user name ME on /mnt after asking the
       user for a password.

       ncpmount -S cd-serv /cd will silently mount the server cd-serv on  /cd.

       nprint,  pqlist and other user programs that require a valid login also
       look up $HOME/.nwclient to find a file server, a user name and possibly
       a password.

       Please  note  that the access permissions of .nwclient MUST be 600, for
       security reasons.


       ncpmount(8), ncpumount(8), slist(1), pqlist(1), nprint(1)