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Re: Why does rsh still work?

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.  

Would that be because, on the Debian machine, /usr/bin/rsh is a symlink
to /etc/alternatives/rsh, which in turn is a symlink to /usr/bin/ssh?


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