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uux(1c) 																   uux(1c)

       uux - unix to unix command execution

       uux [-] command-string

       The  command gathers 0 or more files from various systems, executes a command on a specified system, and sends standard output to a file on
       a specified system.

       The command-string is made up of one or more arguments that look like a shell command line, except that the command and file names  may	be
       prefixed by system-name!.  A null system-name is interpreted as the local system.

       File names may be one of the following:

       o    A pathname

       o    A pathname preceded by ~xxx, where xxx is a userid on the specified system and is replaced by that user's login directory

       o    Any other syntax that is prefixed by the current directory.

       For  example,  the  following  command  line  gets  the f1 files from the usg and pwba machines, executes a command and puts the results in
       f1.diff in the local directory.
       uux "!diff usg!/usr/dan/f1 pwba!/a4/dan/f1 > !f1.diff"

       When using special shell characters such as <>'!, you should either quote the entire command-string, or you should quote the special  char-
       acters as individual arguments.

       The  command  attempts  to  get all files to the execution system.  If both the file and command are located on different remote sites, the
       file is first brought to the local system and is then transferred to the execution system.

       If you want to include files as arguments to a command, but you do not want those files to be processed by enclose the filename	in  paren-
       theses.	For example:
       uux a!uucp b!/usr/file (c!/usr/file)
       The  previous  example  sends  a  command  to  system The is transferred from system to the local system, and then is passed to system When
       arrives at system the command executes and sends to system

       If the request is not allowed on the remote system, the command notifies you.  This response is sent through remote mail  from  the  remote

       -c, -l
	  Do not copy local file to the spool directory for transfer to the remote machine.  This is the default.

	  Specifies  the  grade which is a single letter or number from 0 to 9, A to Z, or a to z.  The highest grade is 0, the lowest grade is z.
	  The default is A.  Lower grades should be specified for high-volume jobs, such as news.

       -n Sends no notification to user.

       -p, -
	  Reads stdin.

       -r Queues the job, but does not start the file transfer.

	  Produces debugging output on stdout.	The debug option is a number between 0 and 9.  Higher numbers provide more  detailed  information.
	  Debugging is permitted only for those users with read access to

       -z Notify the user if the command fails.

       An installation may limit the list of commands executable on behalf of an incoming request from Typically, a restricted site permits little
       other than the receipt of mail through

       Only the first command of a shell pipeline may have a system-name!.  All other commands are executed on the system of the first command.

       The use of the shell metacharacter asterisk (*) shell metacharacter may not behave as you expect.  The shell tokens (<<	>>) are not imple-

       You are not notified when execution on a remote machine is denied.  Only commands listed in on the remote system are executed at the remote

       /usr/spool/uucp	   spool directory
       /usr/lib/uucp/*	   other data and programs

See Also
       "Uucp Implementation Description" ULTRIX Supplementary Documents Vol. III: System Manager


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uucp(1c)																  uucp(1c)

       uucp, uulog, uuname - unix to unix copy

       uucp [option...] source-file...	destination-file

       uulog [option...]

       uuname [option...]

       The  command  copies  files  named by the source-file arguments to the destination-file argument.  A file name either may be a path name on
       your machine or may have the form


       where `system-name' is taken from a list of system names which knows about.  Shell metacharacters ?*[] appearing in the pathname part  will
       be expanded on the appropriate system.

       Pathnames  may  be  a  full  pathname, a pathname preceded by ~user, where user is a userid on the specified system and is replaced by that
       user's login directory, or anything else prefixed by the current directory.

       If the result is an erroneous pathname for the remote system, the copy will fail.  If the destination-file is a directory, the last part of
       the  source-file  name is used.	If a simple ~user destination is inaccessible to data is copied to a spool directory and the user is noti-
       fied by

       The command preserves execute permissions across the transmission and gives 0666 read and write permissions.  For further information, see

       The following options are interpreted by

       -d Creates all necessary directories for the file copy.

       -c Uses the source file when copying out rather than copying the file to the spool directory.

       -m Sends you mail when the copy is complete.

	  Sends mail to the recipient.

       -W Expands only local files.  Normally files names are prepended with the current working directory if a full path is not  specified.   The
	  -W tells to expand local files only.

       The command prints a summary of and transactions that were recorded in the file

       The options cause to print logging information:

	  Displays information about work involving specified system.

	  Displays information about work involving specified user.

       The command lists the uucp names of known systems.

       -l Lists local system name.

       The  domain  of	remotely  accessible  files  can (and for obvious security reasons, usually should) be severely restricted.  You will very
       likely not be able to fetch files by pathname.  Ask a responsible person on the remote system to send them to you.  For the  same  reasons,
       you will probably not be able to send files to arbitrary pathnames.

       All files received by will be owned by uucp.
       The  -m	option	will  only work sending files or receiving a single file.  (Receiving multiple files specified by special shell characters
       ?*[] will not activate the -m option.)

       /usr/spool/uucp - spool directory
       /usr/lib/uucp/* - other data and program files
       /etc/acucap - shared autodial modem database

See Also
       mail(1), uux(1c), acucap(5)
       "Uucp Implementation Description," ULTRIX Supplementary Documentation, Vol. III:System Manager

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