Chapter 5. Getting ready

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What do you want from your server?
Config file
Scoreboard file
Standalone or inetd?

What do you want from your server?

Deciding what you want to get from your server is often the most important part and usually the most often ignored part of the whole process of configuring any server software for use. Working out the details of the server, the loading expected and the levels of access to be given are critical to ensuring that you provide the service levels required.