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 12-2 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.