System Administration Guide: Network Services

Type Field in /etc/uucp/Systems File

This field contains the device type that should be used to establish the communication link to the remote computer. The keyword that is used in this field is matched against the first field of Devices file entries.

Example 26–2 Keyword With the Type Field

Arabian    Any    ACUEC, g    38400    1112222    ogin: Puucp ssword:beledi

You can define the protocol that is used to contact the system by adding the protocol to the Type field. The previous example shows how to attach the protocol g to the device type ACUEC. For information about protocols, see Protocol Definitions in /etc/uucp/Devices File.