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     Re: [nocol-users] Qpage setup

On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Jay Hennigan wrote:

> On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Ron 'The InSaNe One' Rosson wrote:
> > I just got access to an alpha capable pager to use with NOCOL. I am
> > banging my head on the configs for nocol to get it to send me a page
> > using qpage.
> Make sure you've got qpage working first.  In other words, can you type
> qpage <person> <message>  
> and have the pager go off?

> Then, in the beep_oncall script, set the following variables:
> $CMD = "/usr/local/bin/qpage" ;
> $TARGET = "nocol";

Maybe I should take a look at this beep_oncall script:  I tried to set up
something in etc/notifier-confg to tell it to page me but it seemed that
NOCOL was generating messages of such a length that soemwhere between
qpage and the (bloody awful UK Vodaphone ZAP) gateway it was trying to
use, qpage was thinking its pages had failed whilst they were actually
getting through, and we got inundated with page messages (all at premium

John Stumbles            Network Operations Centre          noc@reading.ac.uk
I.T. Services Centre      University of Reading  http://www.rdg.ac.uk/ITS/NOC