format of UUCP Systems file
sitename schedule type speed phone login_script
The Systems file (/usr/lib/uucp/Systems) contains the
information needed by the
daemon to establish a
communication link to a remote computer.
Each entry in the file represents a computer that your computer can call.
You can configure the Systems file to prevent unauthorized
computers from logging in on your computer.
More than one entry may be present for a particular computer.
These additional entries represent alternative
communication paths which the computer tries in sequential order.
Each line in Systems contains the following six
Node name of the remote computer.
A string that indicates the day-of-week and time-of-day when
the remote computer can be called.
Device type that should be used to establish the communication link
to the remote computer.
Transfer speed of the device used in establishing the communication link.
Telephone number of the remote computer for automatic dialers.
If you wish to create a portable Systems file that
can be used at a number of sites where the dialing prefixes
differ, see the
Defines the conversation needed to log into the remote system.
The login script is represented by pairs of expect
and send strings.
It is also known as a ``chat script''.
The default line setting uses 8-bit characters with no parity.
If necessary, you can precede the login script with one of
the keywords PEVEN or PODD to alter the line setting.
PEVEN sets the line to 7-bit characters with even parity,
PODD sets the line to 7-bit characters with odd parity.
full pathname of Systems
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