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rlogin(1)			 User Commands			     rlogin(1)

NAME
       rlogin -	remote login

SYNOPSIS
       rlogin [-8EL] [-ec ] [-l	username] hostname

DESCRIPTION
       rlogin establishes a remote login session from your terminal to the re-
       mote machine named hostname.

       Hostnames are listed in the hosts database, which may be	 contained  in
       the  /etc/hosts	and  /etc/inet/ipnodes	files, the Network Information
       Service (NIS) hosts map,	the Internet domain name server, or a combina-
       tion  of	 these.	Each host has one official name	(the first name	in the
       database	entry),	and optionally one or more nicknames. Either  official
       hostnames or nicknames may be specified in hostname.

       Each remote machine may have a file named /etc/hosts.equiv containing a
       list of trusted hostnames with which it shares  usernames.  Users  with
       the  same username on both the local and	remote machine may rlogin from
       the machines listed in the remote machine's /etc/hosts.equiv file with-
       out supplying a password. Individual users may set up a similar private
       equivalence list	with the file .rhosts in their home directories.  Each
       line  in	 this file contains two	names: a hostname and a	username sepa-
       rated by	a space. An entry in a remote user's .rhosts file permits  the
       user named username who is logged into hostname to log in to the	remote
       machine as the remote user without supplying a password.	If the name of
       the  local host is not found in the /etc/hosts.equiv file on the	remote
       machine,	and the	local username and hostname are	not found in  the  re-
       mote  user's  .rhosts   file, then the remote machine will prompt for a
       password. Hostnames listed in /etc/hosts.equiv and .rhosts  files  must
       be  the	official hostnames listed in the hosts database; nicknames may
       not be used in either of	these files.

       For security reasons, the .rhosts file must be owned by either the  re-
       mote user or by root.

       The  remote  terminal  type is the same as your local terminal type (as
       given in	your environment TERM variable).  The terminal or window  size
       is  also	copied to the remote system if the server supports the option,
       and changes in size are reflected as well. All echoing takes  place  at
       the remote site,	so that	(except	for delays) the	remote login is	trans-
       parent.	Flow control using <CTRL-S> and	<CTRL-Q> and flushing of input
       and output on interrupts	are handled properly.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       -8    Pass eight-bit data across	the net	instead	of seven-bit data.

       -ec   Specify  a	 different  escape  character, c, for the line used to
	     disconnect	from the remote	host.

       -E    Stop any character	from being recognized as an escape character.

       -l username
	     Specify a different username for the remote login.	If you do  not
	     use this option, the remote username used is the same as your lo-
	     cal username.

       -L    Allow the rlogin session to be run	in "litout" mode.

   Escape Sequences
       Lines that you type which start with the	tilde  character  are  "escape
       sequences" (the escape character	can be changed using the -e option):

       ~.    Disconnect	 from  the  remote host. This is not the same as a lo-
	     gout, because the local host breaks the connection	with no	 warn-
	     ing to the	remote end.

       ~susp Suspend the login session (only if	you are	using a	shell with Job
	     Control). susp is your "suspend" character, usually <CTRL-Z>; see
	     tty(1).

       ~dsusp
	     Suspend  the  input  half	of the login, but output will still be
	     seen (only	if you are using a shell with Job Control).  dsusp  is
	     your "deferred suspend" character,	usually	<CTRL-Y>; see tty(1).

OPERANDS
       hostname
	     The  remote  machine on which rlogin establishes the remote login
	     session.

FILES
       /etc/passwd
	     contains information about	users' accounts

       /usr/hosts/*
	     for hostname version of the command

       /etc/hosts.equiv
	     list of trusted hostnames with shared usernames

       /etc/nologin
	     message displayed to users	attempting  to	login  during  machine
	     shutdown

       $HOME/.rhosts
	     private list of trusted hostname/username combinations

       /etc/hosts
	     hosts database

       /etc/inet/ipnodes
	     hosts database

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWrcmdc			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       rsh(1),	  stty(1),    tty(1),	 in.named(1M),	  hosts(4),ipnodes(4).
       hosts.equiv(4), nologin(4), attributes(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
       The following message indicates that the	machine	is in the  process  of
       being shutdown and logins have been disabled:

       NO LOGINS: System going down in N minutes

NOTES
       When a system is	listed in hosts.equiv, its security must be as good as
       local security.	One insecure system listed in hosts.equiv can  compro-
       mise the	security of the	entire system.

       The  Network Information	Service	(NIS) was formerly known as Sun	Yellow
       Pages (YP.) The functionality of	the two	remains	 the  same;  only  the
       name has	changed.

       This implementation can only use	the TCP	network	service.

SunOS 5.9			  6 Nov	2000			     rlogin(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | OPERANDS | FILES | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO | DIAGNOSTICS | NOTES

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