The uucpd daemon enables uucp connections through Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)/Internet Protocol (IP). This daemon handles the login of uucp connections and starts uucico to process the uucp requests.
The uucpd daemon is started by the inetd daemon. Make sure that the entry for uucp exists in /etc/inetd.conf. If the entry has a comment character at the beginning of the line, remove the character and restart the inetd daemon.
Specifies the command path Directory containing the uucp configuration files Defines Internet socket assignments used by TCP/IP Contains the hostname table used by TCP/IP Contains information about available devices Contains access permission codes for remote systems Lists accessible remote systems The default configuration file for the inetd daemon.
Files: inetd.conf(4), services(4) delim off