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Old 06-08-2006
Tools reagrding REXEC command

Hi UNIX gurus.....
have a doubt..can i run a script in a remote machine by using something like
rexec add.corp.afg.com /aa/ss/remtescript

I dont want to use the rsh command due to some security issues.

thanx,
rahul26 Smilie
# 2  
Old 06-08-2006
'man rexec' on my system contains this interesting note:
Code:
BUGS
     The rexec() function sends the unencrypted password across the network.

     The underlying service is considered a big security hole and therefore
     not enabled on many sites, see rexecd(8) for explanations.

if you think rsh is bad, this has to be worse.
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Old 06-08-2006
Can you use ssh?

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