[CentOS] rsh/rlogin on CentOS4.2

Thu Feb 2 17:04:15 UTC 2006
Salvatore Enrico Indiogine <hindiogine at gmail.com>

2006/2/2, Scott Taylor <scott at dctchambers.com>:
> I'm not quite sure what has changed in the recent rsh commands, but I
> can't seem to get around the password promting.  I need a clnk rsh between
> two machines in order to run my backup script.

> I can't seem to find anything in the help files about it.  How can I
> configure rsh to use the old, normal way of auth?

Not an actual answer to your question, but have you considered using
SSH?  The Linux community has all but abandoned rsh in favor of ssh. 
I understand that it would require you to edit your scripts, but it
could be worth it.

Enrico Indiogine
Parasol Laboratory
Texas A&M University

enricoi at cs.tamu.edu
hindiogine at gmail.com