device assignment database file
The devassign file (/etc/auth/system/devassign)
contains entries associating different names for login
terminals or printers which refer to the same physical
Changes to this file are normally made by the
Assign selection of the Terminal Manager.
The first field of each entry is the name of the special file
associated with the device;
this should match the t_devname entry in the terminal
The following keyword identifiers are supported:
A comma separated list
of device files which are equivalent to the entry name.
The type of device described by the entry. Device types
supported are printer and terminal.
The following line from devassign equivalences /dev/tty2a
and /dev/tty2A for the purposes of auditing and control of login
device assignment database
devassign is not part of any currently supported
standard; it is an extension of AT&T System V provided by
The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
© 2003 Caldera International, Inc. All rights reserved.
SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003