Stores Basic Networking Utilities (BNU) log, administrative, command, data, and execute files in multiple subdirectories.
The /var/spool/uucp directory, also known as the BNU spooling directory, is the parent directory for multiple work directories created by the Basic Networking Utilities (BNU) program to facilitate file transfers among systems.
The following directories are
subdirectories of the /var/spool/uucp directory:
|Contains four administrative files, including:
|Contains copies of files that could not be processed by the BNU program.
|Contains log files for the uucico and uuxqt daemons.
|Contains old log files for the uucico and uuxqt daemons.
|Records the last time the uucico daemon tried to contact remote systems.
|Holds temporary files that the file transport programs use internally.
|Contains execute files with lists of commands that remote systems can run.
|Contains files used by file transport programs, including:
This directory is part of the Basic Networking Utilities Program (BNU) in BOS Extensions 1.
The uuclean command, uucp command, uudemon.cleanu command, uupick command, uuq command, uuto command, uux command.
The uucico daemon, uuxqt daemon.
Understanding the BNU File and Directory Structure in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System Management Guide: Communications and Networks.