News Command

On any ARSC machine, type


news | more

at a shell prompt to read all unread news items, one screen at a time.

Reading a news item marks it as read, therefore running this command clears the list of unread items presented upon each log on. Thus, only new and updated items will be presented during the user's next login.

To read any particular item, type


news item | more

where item is the name of the news item to be read. When running jobs on an ARSC system, it is a good idea to check the upcoming and most recent downtimes for each system with


news downtime | more

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