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Date:      Tue, 20 Aug 1996 07:57:03 -0400
From:      Branson Matheson <branson@widomaker.com>
To:        hoek@freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Cc:        Leonard@pacbell.net, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Pager Program? 
Message-ID:  <199608201157.HAA10730@garion.hq.ferg.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Mon, 19 Aug 1996 17:10:38 EDT."  <199608192110.RAA28202@james.freenet.hamilton.on.ca> 

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hoek@freenet.hamilton.on.ca uttered with conviction:
>In Email, Leonard Chung <Leonard@pacbell.net> wrote:
>
>> Does anybody know if there is a pager program available on FreeBSD?  A
>> pager program is supposed to monitor a phone line for RINGs via a spare
>> modem and then after a certain delay, dial a numeric pager to signal a
>> possible message on the answering machine. 
>
>I don't know if one exists or not, but...

 One does.. you can get it from the May 1996 SysAdmin Mag. check:

 ftp://ftp.mfi.com/pub/sysadmin and look for somthing like
 May96.tar.Z. In that file you will find asap. Which is some
 perl/bash/kermit stuff to do paging.. I use it here with great
 amounts of success.

  -branson

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