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NAME

receive - receive files from the sendfile spool

SYNOPSIS

receive [ -d ] [ -r ] [ -k ] [ -P ] [ -S ] [ -Z spool ] [ -q ] [ -ffrom ] file [...]
receive -n
[ -d ] [ -r ] [ -k ] [ -P ] [ -S ] [ -Z spool ] [ -q ] file-number [...]
receive
[ -s ] [ -l ] [ -L ] [ -R ] [ -ffrom ]
receive -b
user[@host] [ -k ] [ -f"from" ] file [...]
receive -b
user[@host] [ -k ] [ -f"from" ] -n file-number [...]
receive -b
user[@host] [ -k ] -a

DESCRIPTION

receive files from the sendfile spool which has been sent to you.

If there is already a file with the same name you will be prompted for overwriting or renaming.

Allowed wildcards in file names are: * ? [abc] [^abc]
CAUTION: you have to put wildcards and other special characters in ´´ quotes to hide them for interpretation by your shell.

OPTIONS

-n

receive file number(s)

-d

delete instead of receive

-a

receive (or delete or bounce) all files

-r

rename before receiving

-k

keep files in spool after receiving

-P

pipe files to stdout

-S

receive only pgp-signed files

-s

list files in short format

-l

list files

-L

list files and look inside archives, too

-R

renumber files in spool

-b

bounce (forward) files to another recipient

-q

quiet mode: no questions asked

-fuser

all actions refer only to files from this user

-Z spool

specify an alternate spool directory

EXAMPLES

receive -L
list all files in long format.

receive ’blubb*’
receive all files starting with string "blubb".

receive -daf microsoft.com
delete all files from microsoft.com sites.

receive -b framstag@bofh ’*.jpg’
bounce all *.jpg-files to framstag@bofh.

FILES

/var/spool/sendfile

The sendfile spool directory.

/var/spool/sendfile/$USER/log

A log of the last transfers.

/etc/sendfile.deny

Users which are not allowed to receive files or messages (set by root).

SEE ALSO

sendfile(1).

AUTHOR

Ulli Horlacher - framstag [AT] rus.de

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