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Re: rdist over ssh



andreas_(_at_)_schuldei_(_dot_)_org (Andreas Schuldei) wrote:
> the rdist manpage mentions the -P option for specifying the path
> to rsh. In some ssh FAQ i found that rdist could be tunneld
> through ssh, but that either the path to ssh must be compiled in
> to rdist or this -P option needs to be used.

Look at the end of the man page in the Environment section.  Simply set
RSH=/usr/bin/ssh and export this variable.  This will tell many other
programs to use ssh instead of rsh, too.

-hgw