The Palace Client User's Guide
for
Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP


Palace Command Summary

The following table provides a list of all special commands (not counting Iptscrae commands and keywords):


Guest commands

The following table lists the Palace guest commands.

Guest Commands Syntax Description
help
`help
Displays all special commands available to your user class, in the Log window
page
`page message
Summons help from an operator
sitepage
`sitepage
Displays the URL of this Palace's Site page.
tock
`tock
Announce the server's local time.


Member commands

The following table lists the Palace member commands.

Member Commands Syntax Description
hide
`hide on
`hide off
Hides you from all other users
Unhides you from all other users
hidefrom
`hidefrom name
Hides you from user name
mute
`mute name
Mutes user name
newroom
`newroom
`newroom [roomName]
Creates your member room (one per user)
Creates your member room as roomName
page
`page message
Summons help from an operator
password
`password password
Specifies a password for navigation purposes
rclose
`rclose
Closes your member room to further visitors
rdelete
`rdelete
Deletes your member room
re
respond
`re message
`respond message
Replies to the last sender of an ESP message
rejectesp
`rejectesp on
`rejectesp off
Rejects all incoming ESP messages
Stops rejecting ESP messages
rejectprivate
`rejectprivate on
`rejectprivate off
Rejects all incoming private messages
Stop rejecting private messages
rguests
`rguests on
`rguests off
Allows guests to enter your member room
Prohibits guests from entering your member room
rhide
`rhide on
'rhide off
Hides your member room from the Room List
Unhides your member room from the Room List
rkick
`rkick name
Kicks name out of your member room
rname
`rname roomName
Renames your member room as roomName
ropen
`ropen
Opens your member room to visitors
rowner
`rowner name
Transfers ownership of your member room to user name
rpainting
`rpainting on
`rpainting off
Enables painting in your member room
Disables painting in your member room
rpassword
`rpassword [password]
Password-protects your member room
rpicture
`rpicture filename
Sets new background for your member room
rscripts
`rscripts on
`rscripts off
Enables scripts in your member room
Disables scripts in your member room
runhide
`runhide
Same as `rhide off
runkick
`runkick name
Cancels an `rkick command
unhide
`unhide
Same as `hide off
unhidefrom
`unhidefrom name
Unhides you from user name
unmute
`unmute name
Unmutes user name


Operator commands

The following table lists the Palace operator commands.

Operator Commands Syntax Description
autoannounce
`autoannounce message
Sets the server greeting to message
banip
`banip [minutes] ipAddress
Bans one or more IP addresses for minutes. May use wildcards (i.e.: 12.24.23.*).
banlist
`banlist [-k] [-a] [name|ipAddress]
Shows banned users in log window
banuser
`banuser [minutes] name
Bans user name for minutes
bots
`bots on
`bots off
Turn user scripts on server-wide
Turn user scripts off server-wide
comment
`comment ipAddress message
Adds a comment to a banlist
death
`death minutes
Set default death penalty to minutes
delete
`delete
Deletes the current room
duplicate
`duplicate
Duplicates the current room
er
`er
Moves you to the room of the last (non-operator) page
extend
`extend string minutes
Extends the death penalty on a ban record
flood
`flood number
Kill flooders after number events per second
gag
`gag name
Gags user name
glist
`glist [-k|-o| -p| -wl]
Lists information on all users
kill
`kill [minutes] name
Kills (disconnects) user name for minutes
list
`list [-k|-o| -p| -w] [name|ipAddress]
Lists information on specific user matching name or IP address
operatorcount
`operatorcount
Displays the number of operators currently logged in.
paint
`paint on
`paint off
Turns painting on server-wide
Turns painting off server-wide
pin
`pin name
Pins user name
propgag
`propgag name
Propgags member name
purgebanlist
`purgebanlist
Purges elapsed ban records
purgeprops
`purgeprops number
Purges all props older than number days
repage
`repage message
Sends message to the last (non-operator) page
roommaxguests
`roommaxguests number
Sets the max guest occupancy for the current room
roommaxocc
`roommaxocc number
Sets the max occupancy for the current room
track
`track [minutes] name
Tracks all sign-ons from user name for minutes
trackip
`trackip [minutes] ipAddress
Tracks all sign-ons from ipAddress. May use wildcards (i.e.: 12.24.23.*).
unban
`unban name
`unban ipAddress
Unbans user name
Unbans user from ipAddress
ungag
`ungag name
Ungags user name
unpin
`unpin name
Unpins user name
unpropgag
`unpropgag name
Unpropgags member name
untrack
`untrack name
`untrack ipAddress
Stops tracking user name
Stops tracking user from ipAddress


Owner commands

The following table lists the Palace owner commands.

Owner Commands Syntax Description
allowedurls
`allowedurls on
`allowedurls off
`allowedurls "URL"
Enables the allowed URLs string.
Disables the allowed URLs string
Sets the allowed URLs string or strings (separated by a pipe (|)).
authoring
`authoring on
`authoring off
Allows operators to enter Authoring Mode
Prevents operators from entering Authoring Mode
avatarurl
`avatarurl on
`avatarurl off
`avatarurl "URL"
Sets custom avatars on.
Turns custom avatars off.
Sets the avatar directory to the designated URL.
ban
`ban name
Permanently banishes name from the server
botkill
`botkill on
`botkill off
Allows cyborg scripts to kill
Prevents cyborg scripts from killing
chatlog
`chatlog on
`chatlog off [filename]
Enables chat logging on the server
Disables chat logging on the server
custom
`custom on
`custom off
Enables custom props on the server
Disables custom props on the server
defaultroomocc
`defaultroomocc number
Sets the default room occupancy
downlist
`downlist number
Moves the current room number positions down in the script file
dropzone
`dropzone
Makes the current room a dropzone (front gate)
entrypage
`entrypage ["URL"]
Sets the Palace's default entrypage URL for the Palace Directory. If keyword FORCETPVWEBPAGE is set, it's also the entry page for web clients coming in from a non-authorized URL (TPVALLOWEDURLS keyword).
fileserver
`fileserver ["URL"]
Sets the location of your media for web-based users.
flushprops
`flushprops n
Clears old props older than n days and compresses the prop file.
guests
`guests on
`guests off
Enables guest access to the server
Prevents guest access to the server
killprop
`killprop
Removes the prop you are wearing from the server prop file.
maxocc
`maxocc number
Sets the maximum server occupancy
memberrooms
`memberrooms on
`memberrooms off
Allows members to create member rooms
Prohibits creation of member rooms
nowhisper
`nowhisper on
`nowhisper off
Disables whispering
Enables whispering
operators1
`operators on
`operators off
Enables support for operators
Disables support for operators
operatorskill
`operatorskill on
`operatorskill off
Allows operators to kill
Prohibits killing by operators
operatorsonly
`operatorsonly on
`operatorsonly off
Sets the current room as operator only
Removes operator-only setting
operatorpass
`operatorpass password
Sets the operator password to password
ownerpass
`ownerpass password
Sets the owner password to password
passwordsecurity
`passwordsecurity
Enables password security (auto-kills after three failed password attempts)
picdir
`picdir path
Sets the source directory for outbound files to path
pinprop
`pinprop
`pinprop on
`pinprop off
Sets the pin prop to the prop you are wearing
Turns pin propping on
Turns pin propping off
playerkill
`playerkill on
`playerkill off
Allows members to kill
Prohibits killing by members
poundprotect
`poundprotect on|off
Enables/disables pound protection. This logs the IP address of a user who repeatedly makes new connections in a short time interval.)
poundcheckinterval
`poundcheckinterval n
Sets the pound check interval to n seconds.
propcontrol
`propcontrol on

`propcontrol off
`propcontrol userlevel
Turns on prop control (only owners can introduce new props)
Turns off prop control
Lets only userlevel users introduce new props
purgelimit
`purge number
`purgelimit number
Sets the purge limit to number days
Same as `purge number
recycle
`recycle [number]
Causes guest ID numbers to recycle at number
reportprefs
`reportprefs
Lists the current Palace preferences.
reset
`reset
Recomputes all rooms' occupancy count.
revision
`revision
Displays the Palace server version number.
roomsfile
`roomsfile
`roomsfile .patfilename
Shows current file setting
Causes your Palace to use the template asociated with the named configuration file. This changes the look and feel of your Palace.
savesessionkeys
`savesessionkeys on
'savesessionkeys off
Enables/disables saving sessions keys (that is, logs users' ID and reg code to the server log).
securejavaaccess
`securejavaaccess on
`securejavaaccess off
If this is on, additional authorization is required for web-based users.
securelogoff
`securelogoff on|off
If this is on, the authentication engine tracks logoffs
securesite
`securesite on|off
If this is on, a name and password are required to access this Palace server.
security
`security authhost:[authport] [retrys]|off

Sets the security (authentication) daemon.
setrank
`setrank command setting
Sets the rank of the command to the specified setting.
servername
`servername string
Sets the servername to string
showranks
`showranks
Displays each Palace command and its current rank. Modifications via 'setrank are shown in paranthesis.
shutdown
`shutdown
Shuts down the server
spoof
`spoof on
`spoof off
Allows members to spoof using @x,y commands
Prohibits spoofing
uplist
`uplist number
Moves the current room number positions up in the script file
1 Be careful in using this command. If you turn this off, and then log off, you will not be able to access the operator interface again later to turn it on/off. You will need to use the ~susr ownerpassword command to get back into owner mode.



Plugin commands

Many servers use server plugins that extend the functionality of Palace, and add many additional commands. The most popular of these is the Plugall server plugin, which adds over 50 new member, operator, and owner commands. Other plugins may also include additional commands. To learn more about server plugins and associated commands, visit the Avatar Palace Plugins website. For the list of which commands are available on the specific server you are connected to, use the `help command.