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Re: A little daemon



On  0, Michael Heironimus <mkh01@earthlink.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 12:12:24PM +0200, Raffaele Sandrini wrote:
> > I need to have a little daemon wich runs as root and receaves commands wich
> > it executes and then 
> > sends back the reult code of the commands. It should be very simple - no
> > fancy stuff. 
> 
> I think perl might be overkill for this, unless you want to use it as a
> project for learning perl sockets. You can do this with ssh or rsh
> easily enough. rsh requires a ~/.rhosts entry, ssh requires either
> entering a password or using RSA/DSA authentication.
> 
> If you give ssh a command to run, ssh will return the exit code of the
> remote command (at least with my OpenSSH 3.4p1 install). With rsh you'll
> have to add a "; echo $?" to the remote command and read the value from
> stdout.

Come now, rsh is surely almost as bad as what the OP proposed...

Tom
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