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Re: rdist over ssh
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: rdist over ssh
- From: naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de (Christian Weisgerber)
- Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 21:35:43 +0000 (UTC)
- Newsgroups: list.openbsd.misc
Andreas Schuldei <andreas_(_at_)_schuldei_(_dot_)_org> 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.
> So what is the case for openbsds rdist?
Is there a particular reason you doubt the man page?
By default our rdist(1) uses rcmd(3) (rsh-equivalent). An alternative
rsh-compatible transport, such as ssh, can be specified with the
> can I think of rsh as a 1:1 substitute for rsh when I find
> documentatin about remote maintanance?
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de
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