You won't generally use this file to describe much beside your UUCP hostname. By default, UUCP will use the name you set with the hostname command, but it is generally a good idea to set the UUCP name explicitly. A sample file is shown below:
Of course, there are a number of miscellaneous parameters that may be set here, too, such as the name of the spool directory, or access rights for anonymous UUCP. The latter will be described in a later section.
Thu Mar 7 23:22:06 EST 1996