Re: Why does rsh still work?
On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 05:57:33PM -0500, Mike M wrote:
> On my Debian 3 sparc machine there is no rshd running and there is no shell
> or login entry in /etc/inetd.conf. There is an sshd process. I am still
> able to rsh in from a Debian 3 i386 machine. From a RH6.1 I get connection
> refused when I try to rsh to the Debian 3 sparc machine.
> On the Rh6.1 machine in /etc/inetd.conf I commented out the shell and login
> entries and restarted inetd. The Rh6.1 machine has SSH2 sshd running. I can
> still rsh into the RH machine from the Debian 3 i386.
rsh's an indirect symlink to ssh on Debian unless you have the
rsh-client package installed. That probably explains it.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]