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UUPOLL(8)						      System Manager's Manual							 UUPOLL(8)

uupoll - poll a remote UUCP site SYNOPSIS
uupoll [ -ggrade ] [ -n ] system DESCRIPTION
Uupoll is used to force a poll of a remote system. It queues a null job for the remote system and then invokes uucico(8). The following options are available: -ggrade Only send jobs of grade grade or higher on this call. -n Queue the null job, but do not invoke uucico. Uupoll is usually run by cron(5) or by a user who wants to hurry a job along. A typical entry in crontab could be: 0 0,8,16 * * * /usr/bin/uupoll ihnp4 0 4,12,20 * * * /usr/bin/uupoll ucbvax This will poll ihnp4 at midnight, 0800, and 1600, and ucbvax at 0400, noon, and 2000. If the local machine is already running uucico every hour and has a limited number of outgoing modems, a more elegant approach might be: 0 0,8,16 * * * /usr/bin/uupoll -n ihnp4 0 4,12,20 * * * /usr/bin/uupoll -n ucbvax 5 * * * * /usr/sbin/uucico -r1 This will queue null jobs for the remote sites at the top of hour; they will be processed by uucico when it runs five minutes later. FILES
/etc/uucp/ UUCP internal files /usr/spool/uucp/ Spool directory SEE ALSO
uucp(1), uux(1), uucico(8) 4.3 Berkeley Distribution October 23, 1996 UUPOLL(8)

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UUXQT(8)						      System Manager's Manual							  UUXQT(8)

uuxqt - UUCP execution file interpreter SYNOPSIS
/usr/libexec/uuxqt [ -xdebug ] DESCRIPTION
Uuxqt interprets execution files created on a remote system via uux(1) and transferred to the local system via uucico(8). When a user uses uux to request remote command execution, it is uuxqt that actually executes the command. Normally, uuxqt is forked from uucico to process queued execution files; for debugging, it may also be run manually by the UUCP administrator. Uuxqt runs in its own subdirectory, /usr/spool/uucp/XTMP. It copies intermediate files to this directory when necessary. FILES
/etc/uucp/L.cmds Remote command permissions list /etc/uucp/USERFILE Remote directory tree permissions list /usr/spool/uucp/LOGFILE UUCP system activity log /usr/spool/uucp/LCK/LCK.XQT Uuxqt lock file /usr/spool/uucp/X./ Incoming execution file directory /usr/spool/uucp/XTMP Uuxqt running directory SEE ALSO
uucp(1), uux(1), L.cmds(5), USERFILE(5), uucico(8) 4.3 Berkeley Distribution October 23, 1996 UUXQT(8)
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