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Re: [SLUG] UUCP Query
- To: jasonb@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] UUCP Query
- From: Anthony Rumble <smilie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Aug 10 14:45:38 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Wed, 9 Aug 2000 jasonb@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Are there any UUCP experts out there - and yes, uucp is still a very
> useful tool. I just can't find the bit of info I'm after in the doco...
> I have a number of machines running uucp for a reliable store-and-foreward
> file transfer mechanism:
> Macine A ------- Machine B -------- Machine C
> I want to send files from machine A to machine C. This should work with
> the addressing:
> And the file(s) are sent from machine a to machine b, however machine b
> refuses to relay to machine c aborting the transfer and informing me that
> 'machine a' is not allowed to relay to 'machine c'.
> I can not find the configuration setting to enable this relay - and I'm
> running out of places to look.
> Does anybody have a clue ?
Two things to try..
1. Have you got the uucppublic area setup and working? Perhaps it stores
them there temporarily
2. Perhaps you have to have an account on all the machines?
3. Perhaps it was never designed to do this, and you are in fact refering
to something that only mail (rmail) could do. (I think this is the correct
I believe back in APANA days when we used to do multi-homed batching, we
were in fact calling uux on the intermediate machine..
uux machinea!uux "uux machineb!program"
Or something to that effect..
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