Direwolf Kissutil

I was reading on a website and there they talked about kissutil from Direwolf. This appears to be a tool you use interactively for troubleshooting a kiss tnc or you can use it as an application interface. Very nice tool.

kissutil  can be used interactively for troubleshooting a KISS TNC. 
It is usable with direwolf and other generic KISS TNCs connected to a serial port. 
It can also be used as an application interface where each side places files in a directory for the other to process. 

-h host
Hostname or IP address for a TCP KISS TNC.  Default is localhost.

-p port
A number may be specified for a TCP port other than the default 8001. 
If not a number, it is considered to be a serial port name such as /dev/ttyS0 or COM3.

-s speed
Speed for serial port. e.g. 9600.

-o rec-directory
For each received frame, a new file is created here. 
It is expected that some other application will process files in this directory then delete them.

-T format
Each received frame will be preceded by a timestamp in the specified format. 
See strftime documentation for a description of the format string. Example:  %H:%M:%S  for current time in hours, minutes, seconds.

-f xmit-directory
Files in this directory are transmited and deleted. Another application places a file here when it wants something to be transmitted.

Verbose - Display the KISS frames going to and from the TNC.

In the User-guide-1.6-pre you can find somemore info on section 14.6

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