[CentOS] rsh problems in CentOS 5.2 (was "cvs command failure on 5.2")

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Mon Jul 7 22:04:53 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-07 at 16:59 -0400, Stephen Harris wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 01:45:25PM -0700, MHR wrote:
> > [mrichter at sushi lane]$ rsh khan ls
> > poll: protocol failure in circuit setup
> Are you sure there are no firewalls in place that could be blocking access?
> Note that "rsh machine" really calls "rlogin machine" and so talks on
> a different port (port 513) whereas "rsh machine command" uses port 514.
> You should tcpdump the traffic while trying to do an rsh to see what is
> going on.

I figure you've probably checked this already, but is rcpwrappers
installed? If so, are hosts.deny and hosts.allow setup good? I suspect
so - I think I saw you had some kind of successful connect earlier in
the thread.

Have you run with the -d parameter?


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