Managing Serial Networks Using UUCP and PPP in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: July 2014


The –NOREAD and –NOWRITE options specify exceptions to the –READ and –WRITE options or defaults. The following entry permits reading any file except those files in the /etc directory (and its subdirectories) Remember, these options are prefixes.

READ=/ NOREAD=/etc WRITE=/var/spool/uucppublic 

This entry permits writing only to the default /var/spool/uucppublic directory. –NOWRITE works in the same manner as the –NOREAD option. You can use the –NOREAD and –NOWRITE options in both LOGNAME and MACHINE entries.