uucheck - Checks for files and directories required by uucp
uucheck [-v] [-x debug_level]
-v Displays a detailed explanation of how the uucp program interprets the
Displays debugging information. The valid range for debug_level is 0 to
9. The higher the number, the more detailed the final report.
The uucheck command verifies the presence of the files and directories
required by the uucp program. In addition to checking for the presence of
files required by uucp, the uucheck command also checks for some errors in
the /usr/lib/uucp/Permissions file.
The uucheck command does not check for correct file and directory modes or
for errors, such as duplicate login or machine names, in the
When the uucp program is installed, uucheck verifies that the directories,
programs, and support files required to operate the networking facility are
present. The command is executed automatically, as one of the first steps
in the installation process, before the required uucp directories, pro-
grams, and files are actually installed.
Issue the uucheck command from the command line after installing uucp, con-
figuring uucp for your site, or making changes in part of the uucp program
(for example, after changing the /usr/lib/uucp/Permissions file).
You can issue the uucheck command from the command line only if you have
1. To find out how the uucp program interprets the
/usr/lib/uucp/Permissions file, enter:
# uucheck -v
The -v flag instructs the uucheck command to verify that the uucp
files exist and displays a detailed explanation of how the uucp pro-
grams interpret the permissions file.
2. To set the debug level to 8, enter:
# uucheck -x 8
Specifies the command path
Contains information about available devices
Limits scheduled jobs
Limits remote command executions
Describes access permissions for remote systems
Describes accessible remote systems
Prevents multiple use of device nn
Commands: uucp(1), uustat(1), uuto(1), uux(1), uucico(8), uusched(8)