Hello there friends....
This is becoming an annoyance to me - we are using mmdf with uucp to do our
email - our remote sites dial into the mailhost with their mail since it is
the smarthost also. In the /usr/spool/uucp/.Status directory we have the
file for the mailhost which reads:
23 8 965980194 38400 EXECDIAL REMOTE FAILURE ndce60
I have checked Permissions and Systems files in /usr/lib/uucp and they all
check out. Checked the /usr/lib/uucp/Devices file and it is fine with the
ACU device using atdialSPORT (the modem is a sportster). Also made sure the
port was set to respawn in /etc/inittab. The port is owned by uucp in /dev/
I have no idea where else to look for fixing this error! NO information
could I find on SCO website either.
Can anyone shed some light on this as it is the most common problem I have
with our remote sites dialing into the mailhost. The mailhost can dial and
transmit just perfectly to the remote sites. But I can't get 45% of them to
The light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off to conserve energy.