Re: How can I dial out on ttyS?
On Wed, 20 Nov 1996, CoB SysAdmin wrote:
> I'm trying to get an e-mail->alpha-pager thing working. Everything is
> working except the fact that I don't have permissions to use /dev/ttyS1
> When I send mail to, say, jdoe, I have /usr/bin/filter pick it up and
> execute the pager script, and it fails claiming it doesn't have permission.
> So, I added jdoe to the uucp group (which is the group owner of the ttyS's).
> Now, when I su to jdoe and send a page, the page goes through.
> When I send e-mail to jdoe, it still fails with a permission thing.
The problem is that user 'jdoe' is not who runs the pager process. My bet
is that it's user 'mail' that is trying to send the page, who does not
have the proper permissions.
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