Diffstat (limited to 'doc/ping903.conf.5')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/doc/ping903.conf.5 b/doc/ping903.conf.5
index cf3432e..a5e9cc4 100644
@@ -15,3 +15,3 @@
.\" along with Ping903. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
-.TH PING903.CONF 5 "March 10, 2020" "PING903.CONF" "File Formats Manual"
+.TH PING903.CONF 5 "September 19, 2020" "PING903.CONF" "File Formats Manual"
@@ -69,3 +69,3 @@ Name of the file supplying a list of IP addresses (or hostnames) to
monitor. Each IP must be listed on a separate line. Empty lines,
-leading and trailing whitespace is ignored. Comments are introduced
+leading and trailing whitespace are ignored. Comments are introduced
by a hash sign as the first non-whitespace character on the line.
@@ -84,3 +84,3 @@ Multiple \fBip\-list\fR statements of any form accumulate.
-Sets interval between subsequent probes, in seconds. Default is 60
+Sets interval (in seconds) between subsequent probes. Default is 60
@@ -114,3 +114,3 @@ Either \fIIPADDR\fR or \fIPORT\fR (but not both) can be omitted. Missing
colon before \fIPORT\fR must be present). Missing \fIPORT\fR means
-use the default port number (8080).
+the default port number (8080).
@@ -123,3 +123,3 @@ Default is \fB0.0.0.0:8080\fR.
Configures the size of the
+.BR listen (2)
backlog queue. Default is the platform-dependent value
@@ -129,3 +129,3 @@ backlog queue. Default is the platform-dependent value
-Enable apache-style HTTPD access logging. Valid \fIBOOL\fR values are:
+Enables the apache-style HTTP access logging. Valid \fIBOOL\fR values are:
.BR 1 ,
@@ -158,3 +158,3 @@ header is present, its value overrides that IP. If the
header contains a comma-delimited list of IP addresses, this list is
-processed in right-to-left order, until either a not trusted IP or the
+processed from right to left, until either a not trusted IP or the
first IP in the list is encountered, whichever occurs first.
@@ -172,4 +172,4 @@ single CIDR per line.
It is suggested that HTTP entry points be protected by the HTTP
-authorization. This is especially critical for \fB/config\fR and
-below, which allows the requester to modify \fBping903\fR
+authorization. This is especially critical for the \fB/config\fR
+URL and URLs below it, which allow the requester to modify \fBping903\fR
configuration. This version of \fBping903\fR supports HTTP basic
@@ -181,3 +181,3 @@ accessed using the given HTTP \fIMETHOD\fR.
-\fIMETHOD\fR is either one of HTTP methods (\fBGET\fR, \fBPOST\fR,
+\fIMETHOD\fR is either the name of an HTTP method (\fBGET\fR, \fBPOST\fR,
etc.) or a wildcard \fB*\fR matching any method.
@@ -205,3 +205,3 @@ character must be escaped by prefixing it with a backslash.
These parameters are mandatory only for the very first occurrence of the
-\fBauth\fR statements. The statements that follow it may omit the
+\fBauth\fR statement. The statements that follow it may omit the
\fIIPFILE\fR and/or \fIREALM\fR, if they are the same as in the
@@ -223,4 +223,4 @@ Use this statement to exempt an URL from authorization which is
otherwise required for its parent URL. For example, the two
-statements below require basic authorization for "/config", excepting
+statements below require basic authorization for "/config", but not