System Administration Guide: Network Services

Example of the /etc/uucp/Systems File

The procedure that is shown in How to Convert From asppp to Solaris PPP 4.0 uses the following /etc/uucp/Systems file.

#ident  "@(#)Systems	1.5  92/07/14 SMI"  /* from SVR4 bnu:Systems 2.4 */

# .
# .
Pgobi Any ACU 38400 15551212 in:--in: mojave word: sand

The file contains the following parameters:


Uses Pgobi as the host name of the remote peer.


Tells the modem on the dial-out machine mojave to establish a link with a modem on Pgobi at any time of the day. Any ACU means “look for ACU in the /etc/uucp/Devices file.”


Sets 38400 as the maximum speed of the link.


Gives the telephone number of Pgobi.

in:—in: mojave word: sand

Defines the login script that is required by Pgobi to authenticate dial-out machine mojave.