Re: Getting started with paclink-unix

Keith Williamson


Building latest paclink-unix did the trick. Apparently, latest version fixes passwords with multicase and letter/number combinations.

Next step for me is to get the radio involved using auto-rmsgw-find.



On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:17 AM Basil Gunn <basil@...> wrote:

If your password has upper & lower case letters then you need to get the
latest version of paclink-unix.

cd /usr/local/src/paclink-unix
git pull

Also verify that the password in file:


is exactly the same as the one you are using in Winlink Express.

Please send me a Winlink message when you have things working:


Keith Williamson <hkwilliamson@...> writes:

> Hi,
> I have the Beta 13 image installed and did the core configuration. Tested
> direwolf, fldigi, and rigctl successfully. This morning, I configured
> paclink-unix via " plu". This completed successfully. On a Win
> laptop, I had installed Winlink Express just for the purposes of creating
> and validating my Winlink credentials. That all worked fine and I have sent
> and received a few messages via the telnet interface.
> During the PLU config, I supplied the user (KF7DRV) and password from
> Winlink Express. However, when I run "wl2ktelnet", I get "secure login
> failure" along with "B2 protocol error 1":
> [image: image.png]
> I have verified that my "wl2k-password" in /usr/local/etc/wl2k.conf matches
> Winlink Express.
> Any ideas why this is failing?
> Keith

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