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Bug 11726 - RH6.2 rsh does not work with RH6.1
RH6.2 rsh does not work with RH6.1
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rsh (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
: 14306 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-05-28 22:05 EDT by Ivan Teliatnikov
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-03 14:26:38 EDT
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Description Ivan Teliatnikov 2000-05-28 22:05:44 EDT
Tried to use rsh on RH6.1 to mkdir on client RH6.2. On the client there is
an .rhosts file in /root directory.
in a form of:

server_name.domain_name root
server_name root

When do: rsh clein_host_name mkdir /test I get: Permission deneid.
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2000-07-15 06:02:16 EDT
Unable to replicate.

Some services require that reverse and forward DNS entries match.  Also, there
might be some relevant info in /var/log/messages.
Comment 2 Pekka Savola 2000-07-15 06:02:56 EDT
Test. please disregard.
Comment 3 Michael 2000-07-19 02:35:17 EDT
I have faced the similar problem: I can not do rsh from RedHat 6.1 to RedHat
The name of the client machine (alpha00) is listed in /etc/hosts.equiv on the 
server machine (alpha03).
When I do "rsh alpha03 ls" from alpha00 I get the reply "Permission denied."
The same respond is caused by "rcp file @alpha03:".
When I try "rlogin alpha03" it asks for the password, although it shouldn't.
An interesting detail can be noticed when I do repeated rlogins from alpha00 to
in the string "Last login: ..." the name of the client machine is erroneous: 
"alpah00" instead of "alpha00". The simple workaround was found: I added an
name "alpah00" to /etc/hosts.equiv. This caused rsh, rlogin and rcp to work as

It looks like a bug in the authentication system of RedHat 6.2's
since rsh, rlogin, rcp are working well between RedHat 6.1 machines.

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-20 15:27:43 EDT
*** Bug 14306 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Michael 2000-07-21 19:34:50 EDT
More news about the bug. I have changed the ethernet cards on both computers
from Kingston KNE-110TX to KNE-100TX, and the bug has gone. Michael.

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