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NAME

uuto - Copies public files between systems using local file access control  

SYNOPSIS

uuto [-mp] source... user

The uuto command copies one or more source files from one system to a specified user on another system.
 

STANDARDS

Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows:

uuto():  XPG4

Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags.
 

OPTIONS

Notifies the sender by mail when the copy is complete. Copies the source file to the spool directory on the local system. The source file resides in the spooling directory for a set period of time (defined in the uusched program) before the uucp command calls the uucico daemon, which actually transfers the copy to the public directory on the specified remote system. The default is to transfer a source file directly to the specified user.
 

DESCRIPTION

The uuto command calls the uucp command for the actual file transfer, but uuto enables the recipient to use the uupick command to handle the transferred files on the local system.

The source argument is the name of the files on the local system, or a pathname to the files on the system that runs the command. The user is a specific user ID. This entry has the following format: system!user

where system is the name of a remote system connected to the local system, and user is the login name of the recipient of the transferred files on the specified system.

When copying a file from one user to another user on the local system, omit the system entry; the destination is simply the login name of the user to whom the file is being sent.

The uuto command sends files to /usr/spool/uucppublic on the designated system; this is a public directory. The command also creates an additional directory called receive (if it does not already exist), plus the directory /user/system under receive. The full pathnames to the copied files are of the following form, /usr/spool/uucppublic/receive/user/system/file

where user is the login name of the recipient and system is the name of the system from which file was copied.

Once the copied file is in the receive directory, uuto notifies the recipient by rmail that the file has arrived. The recipient then issues the uupick command, which searches the public directory for files sent to the specified user ID, displaying the message that file file has arrived from system system for each file it locates. The user then enters one of the uupick file-handling options to delete the file, move it to another directory, and so on.
 

EXAMPLES

To copy the file /usr/bin/file1 on local system hera to user karen on remote system zeus, enter the following: uuto /usr/bin/file1 zeus!karen

The file /usr/bin/file1 is sent to remote system zeus, and is stored there at /usr/spool/uucppublic/receive/karen/hera/file1. To copy a file to a user on a remote system and receive a message back telling you if the source file was successfully copied, enter: uuto -m /usr/bin/file2 zeus!karen
The file /usr/bin/file2 is sent to the user karen on the remote system zeus at the same location as in Example 1, and a message confirming that the copy was successful is returned to the sender. To copy a file to another user on local system hera, enter: uuto /usr/bin/file3 ron
The file /usr/bin/file3 is sent to the user ron on the local system, and is stored in /usr/spool/uucppublic/receive/ron/hera/file3. No mail message is sent to the recipient in a local transfer.
 

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

The following environment variables affect the execution of uuto: [Compaq]  Specifies the flow control used on the connection. Permitted values are: HW, SW, and NONE. The uugetty on the remote system must also use the same flow control. Provides a default value for the internationalization variables that are unset or null. If LANG is unset or null, the corresponding value from the default locale is used. If any of the internationalization variables contains an invalid setting, the utility behaves as if none of the variables had been defined. If set to a non-empty string value, overrides the values of all the other internationalization variables. Determines the locale for the interpretation of sequences of bytes of text data as characters (for example, single-byte as opposed to multibyte characters in arguments and input files). Determines the locale that should be used to affect the format and contents of diagnostic messages written to standard error. Determines the location of message catalogues for the processing of LC_MESSAGES. [Compaq]  Specifies the amount of time (in seconds) for uucico to try to establish a connection before it times out. A value of 0 (zero) indicates an unlimited amount of time.
 

FILES

Public directory.
 

SEE ALSO

Commands:  mail(1), ct(1), cu(1), rmail(1), tip(1), uucico(8), uucleanup(8), uucp(1), uuencode(1), uulog(1), uuname(1), uupick(1), uusched(8), uusend(1), uustat(1), uux(1)

Standards:  standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
STANDARDS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLES
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
FILES
SEE ALSO

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