Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 11726
RH6.2 rsh does not work with RH6.1
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:55 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:
When do: rsh clein_host_name mkdir /test I get: Permission deneid.
Unable to replicate.
Some services require that reverse and forward DNS entries match. Also, there
might be some relevant info in /var/log/messages.
Test. please disregard.
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.
*** Bug 14306 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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.