poll: Poll, Poll.hour, Poll.day --
format of UUCP Poll files
The Poll file (/usr/lib/uucp/Poll) contains information
for polling remote computers.
Each entry in the Poll file contains the name of a remote computer
to call (sysname) and the hours the computer should be
called (hour). Each hour must be an integer in
the range 0-23.
The uudemon.poll (see
script uses the Poll file to set up
the polling. Alternatively, uudemon.poll2 uses the files
Poll.hour and Poll.day to perform similar, but more
precise functions. The format of these files is identical to Poll.
The following entry provides polling of computer gorgon
every four hours:
gorgon 0 4 8 12 16 20
full pathname of Poll
poll is conformant with
AT&T SVID Issue 2.
Poll, Poll.hour and Poll.day are not
part of any currently supported standard; they are extensions of
AT&T System V provided by The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003