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Old 08-14-2009
Question rsh server "script..." which $PATH is used ?

When running a script on a distant server via rsh, what is the $PATH used ?

I had done a script in the /usr/local/bin but the rsh reported it did not find it. So I assume it is using a separate $PATH but how can I find out ?
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Old 08-14-2009
rsh requires fully qualified names of executables, scripts to be safe. It uses /usr/bin/sh (whatever that evaluates to on the remote server), and the PATH is usually limited:
/usr/bin:/usr/sbin
Code:
rsh remotebox -l myusername "/usr/bin/echo my path is \$PATH"

might help.

You can do this to set a profile
Code:
rsh remotebox -l myusername ". .profile  && /usr/bin/echo my path is \$PATH"


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