/etc/decnet.proxy - DECnet proxy file
/etc/decnet.proxy is an ASCII file which contains mappings of remote
DECnet users to local users. It is used by fal(8) when no username and
password have been explicitly given to determine whether a user is
allowed to access files and also whose files they will get access to.
There is one entry per line, and each line has the following format:
The field descriptions are:
node The name or number of the remote node. If this is a
name it must appear in decnet.conf(5) otherwise a
DECnet node address should be used. This field is a
regular expression: If you want to match a single
nodename then you must use the anchors ^ and $ either
side of the name.
a regular expression that may match one or more remote
user names. If you want to match a single user then
you must use the anchors ^ and $ either side of the
localuser The name of a user on the local machine or a single
asterisk (*) in which case the remote username will be
Comments start with a hash mark and continue to the end of that
line. They may be on a dedicated line or following an entry.
# proxy configuration for fal.
^tramp$::^test$ christine # Explicitly convert ’test’ on tramp to ’christine’
^zaphod$::.* none # Disable proxies from zaphod (assuming you don’t
# have a user called ’none’)
.*::.* decnet # Like a default DECnet account
.*::.* * # Equivalent to VMS *::* * proxy (make this last
# if you use it)