uucpd: Unix to Unix Copy relay daemon.
uucpd is a relay daemon responsible for accepting
TCP transported connections for
uucico. It is started
inetd, conducts any authentication, and then hands
acceptable requests over to
There is a single, specific option available:
Replace the hard coded location of
uucico with the
value specified as location.
Invocation is expected to be conducted by a protocol described
exchange of user name and password; unfortunately in clear text.
If those agree with existing local entries, then
verifies that the stated user also has user shell location
identical to the full file system location of
Should that not be the case, the request is declined.
For this latter check, the option --uucico is useful
when setting the configuration for
inetd. It is
recommended to wrap the invocation line of
within a call to
tcpd in the standard fashion.