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dialups

Section: File Formats (4)
Updated: 4 May 1994
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NAME

dialups - list of terminal devices requiring a dial-up password  

SYNOPSIS

/etc/dialups
 

DESCRIPTION

dialups is an ASCII file which contains a list of terminal devices that require a dial-up password. A dial-up password is an additional password required of users who access the computer through a modem or dial-up port. The correct password must be entered before the user is granted access to the computer. The set of ports that require a dial-up password are listed in the dialups file.

Each entry in the dialups file is a single line of the form:


 

terminal-device

 

where

terminal-device The full path name of the terminal device that will require a dial-up password for users accessing the computer through a modem or dial-up port.

The dialups file should be owned by the root user and the root group. The file should have read and write permissions for the owner (root) only.  

EXAMPLES

Example 1: A sample dialups file.

Here is a sample dialups file:


 

/dev/term/a
/dev/term/b
/dev/term/c

   

FILES

/etc/d_passwd dial-up password file

/etc/dialups list of dial-up ports requiring dial-up passwords

 

SEE ALSO

d_passwd(4)


 

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SYNOPSIS
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EXAMPLES
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SEE ALSO

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