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I work on a couple of VAX systems as well as UNIX and AS/400's.  In the course of the night, I log in to one of the VAX's and telnet through to the UNIX system.  The process creates a joblog on the host VAX, to keep track of what is done.  All commands and results are saved in this log.

There are times, like now, when a remote plant is down, and their VAX's are down.  Due to this, the OPERATOR account gets email every half hour, to let us know the plant is unreachable.  Not a problem in and of itself.

However, Since this comes through every half hour, I get broadcast messages on the account I log in with stating that the OPERATOR account has email.  

I would like to stop these from breaking to the particular session I'm working on.  Is this possible, and if so, what is the command I need to use?

My goals are to keep the joblogs clean, and keep my screens free of garbage while I'm working.

Eric the Grey

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