On Mon Oct 1 14:00:56 2001 Garrett Wollman wrote: > <<On Mon, 01 Oct 2001 11:51:32 -0600, Lyndon Nerenberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >said: > > > And you should *never* allow remote site UUCP logins (those that run > > uucico) under the `uucp' login, for obvious security reasons. > > I remember, back in the mists of ancient time, it was common practice > to provide ``anonymous UUCP'' service along the lines of anonymous FTP > in (what was at that time) ARPANET. I find it hard to imagine anyone > doing so today, but OTOH I find it hard to imagine anyone using UUCP > at all today, so it is obviously my imagination which has failed > rather than reality. > > -GAWollman > There are many schools in South Africa who use UUCP for their mail, since they have dial-up connections. Organisations like the Western Cape Schools' Network, and various others provide these UUCP feeds.
There is a software package called Thurn (for MS-DOS) and Taxis (for Win32) which incluses the UUCP/extended software. For more informaton about taxis look @ http://www.wcape.school.za/taxis/ The UUCP solution works well in the educational environment as well as in corporate environments. YMMV. Regards --jm To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message