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uucp(1C)		    Communication Commands		      uucp(1C)

NAME
       uucp, uulog, uuname - UNIX-to-UNIX system copy

SYNOPSIS
       uucp  [-c  |  -C]  [-d |	-f]  [-ggrade] [-jmr] [-nuser] [-sfile]	[-xde-
       bug_level] source-file destination-file

       uulog [-ssys] [-fsystem]	[-x] [-number] system

       uuname [-c | -l]

DESCRIPTION
   uucp
       uucp copies files named by the source-file arguments  to	 the  destina-
       tion-file argument.

   uulog
       uulog  queries  a  log  file  of	 uucp  or  uuxqt  transactions in file
       /var/uucp/.Log/uucico/system or /var/uucp/.Log/uuxqt/system.

   uuname
       uuname lists the	names of systems known to uucp.

OPTIONS
   uucp
       The following options are supported by uucp:

       -c    Do	not copy local file to the spool directory for transfer	to the
	     remote machine (default).

       -C    Force  the	 copy of local files to	the spool directory for	trans-
	     fer.

       -d    Make all necessary	directories for	the file copy (default).

       -f    Do	not make intermediate directories for the file copy.

       -ggrade
	     grade can be either a single  letter,  number,  or	 a  string  of
	     alphanumeric  characters  defining	 a  service grade. The uuglist
	     command can determine whether it is appropriate to	use the	single
	     letter,  number, or a string of alphanumeric characters as	a ser-
	     vice grade. The output from the uuglist command will be a list of
	     service  grades that are available, or a message that says	to use
	     a single letter or	number as a grade of service.

       -j    Print the uucp job	identification string on standard output. This
	     job  identification can be	used by	uustat to obtain the status of
	     a uucp job	or to terminate	a uucp job.  The uucp job is valid  as
	     long as the job remains queued on the local system.

       -m    Send mail to the requester	when the copy is complete.

       -nuser
	     Notify user on the	remote system that a file was sent.

       -r    Do	not start the file transfer, just queue	the job.

       -sfile
	     Report  status  of	 the transfer to file. This option is accepted
	     for compatibility,	but it is ignored because it is	insecure.

       -xdebug_level
	     Produce debugging output on standard  output.  debug_level	 is  a
	     number  between  0	 and  9;  as  it increases to 9, more detailed
	     debugging information is given. This option may not be  available
	     on	all systems.

   uulog
       The following options cause uulog to print logging information:

       -ssys Print  information	about file transfer work involving system sys.

       -fsystem
	     Do	a "tail	-f" of the file	transfer log for  system.   (You  must
	     hit BREAK to exit this function.)

       Other options used in conjunction with the above	options	are:

       -x    Look in the uuxqt log file	for the	given system.

       -number
	     Execute a tail command of number lines.

   uuname
       The following options are supported by  uuname:

       -c    Display  the  names of systems known to cu. The two lists are the
	     same, unless your machine is using	different Systems files	for cu
	     and uucp. See the Sysfiles	file.

       -l    Display the local system name.

OPERANDS
       The  source  file  name may be a	path name on your machine, or may have
       the form:

	      system-name!pathname

       where system-name is taken from a list of system	names that uucp	 knows
       about.  source_file  is restricted to no	more than one system-name. The
       destination system-name may also	include	a list of system names such as

	      system-name!system-name!...!system-name!pathname

       In  this	case, an attempt is made to send the file, using the specified
       route, to the destination. Care should be taken to ensure that interme-
       diate  nodes in the route are willing to	forward	information (see NOTES
       below for restrictions).

       For C-Shell users, the ``!'' character must  be	surrounded  by	single
       quotes ('), or preceded by a backslash (\).

       The  shell  metacharacters ?, * and [...] appearing in pathname will be
       expanded	on the appropriate system.

       Pathnames may be	one of the following:

       (1)   An	absolute pathname.

       (2)   A pathname	preceded by ~user where	user is	a login	 name  on  the
	     specified	system and is replaced by that user's login directory.

       (3)   A	pathname  preceded  by	~/destination  where  destination   is
	     appended  to /var/spool/uucppublic. (Note:	 This destination will
	     be	treated	as a filename unless  more  than  one  file  is	 being
	     transferred  by  this  request  or	 the  destination is already a
	     directory.	To ensure that the destination is a directory,	follow
	     it	 with  a  '/'. For example ~/dan/ as the destination will make
	     the directory /var/spool/uucppublic/dan if	it does	not exist  and
	     put the requested file(s) in that directory).

       Anything	else is	prefixed by the	current	directory.

       If the result is	an erroneous path name for the remote system, the copy
       will fail. If the destination-file is a directory, the last part	of the
       source-file name	is used.

       Invoking	 uucp with shell wildcard characters as	the remote source-file
       invokes the uux(1C) command to execute the uucp command on  the	remote
       machine.	 The  remote  uucp  command  spools  the  files	 on the	remote
       machine.
	After the first	session	terminates, if the remote machine  is  config-
       ured  to	 transfer  the	spooled	files to the local machine, the	remote
       machine will initiate a call and	send the files;	 otherwise,  the  user
       must  "call"  the  remote  machine to transfer the files	from the spool
       directory to the	local machine. This call can be	 done  manually	 using
       Uutry(1M), or as	a side effect of another uux(1C) or uucp call.

       Note  that  the	local machine must have	permission to execute the uucp
       command on the remote machine in	order for the remote machine  to  send
       the spooled files.

       uucp removes execute permissions	across the transmission	and gives 0666
       read and	write permissions (see chmod(2)).

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See environ(5) for descriptions of the following	environment  variables
       that  affect  the execution of uucp: LC_COLLATE,	LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES,
       LC_TIME,	TZ, and	NLSPATH.

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

       0     Successful	completion.

       >0    An	error occurred.

FILES
       /etc/uucp/*
	     other data	files

       /var/spool/uucp
	     spool directories

       /usr/lib/uucp/*
	     other program files

       /var/spool/uucppublic/*
	     public directory for receiving and	sending

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWbnuu			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       mail(1),	 uuglist(1C),  uustat(1C),  uux(1C),   Uutry(1M),   uuxqt(1M),
       chmod(2), attributes(5)

NOTES
       For  security  reasons,	the domain of remotely accessible files	may be
       severely	restricted. You	will probably not be able to access  files  by
       path  name;  ask	a responsible person on	the remote system to send them
       to you. For the same reasons you	will probably  not  be	able  to  send
       files  to arbitrary path	names. As distributed, the remotely accessible
       files are those whose names begin /var/spool/uucppublic (equivalent  to
       ~/).

       All files received by uucp will be owned	by uucp.

       The  -m	option will only work when sending files or receiving a	single
       file. Receiving multiple	files specified	by special shell characters ?,
       &, and [...] will not activate the -m option.

       The  forwarding	of  files  through other systems may not be compatible
       with the	previous version of uucp.  If forwarding is used, all  systems
       in the route must have compatible versions of uucp.

       Protected  files	 and  files that are in	protected directories that are
       owned by	the requester can be sent by uucp. However, if	the  requester
       is  root, and the directory is not searchable by	"other"	or the file is
       not readable by "other",	the request will fail.

       Strings that are	passed to remote systems may not be evaluated  in  the
       same  locale as the one in use by the process that invoked uucp on  the
       local system.

       Configuration files must	be treated as C	(or POSIX) locale text	files.

SunOS 5.9			  28 Mar 1995			      uucp(1C)

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