rlogin [-8EKLd] [-e char] [-i identity] [-l username] [-p port] host
Rlogin starts a terminal session on a remote host host.
Rlogin first attempts to use the Kerberos authorization mechanism,
described below. If the remote host does not supporting Kerberos the
standard Berkeley rhosts authorization mechanism is used. The options
are as follows:
-8 The -8 option allows an eight-bit input data path at all times;
otherwise parity bits are stripped except when the remote side's
stop and start characters are other than ^S/^Q .
-i The -i option specifies the local user name to use for authentica-
tion with the remote rlogind server. This overrides the default
which is the name of the user invoking rlogin.
-l The -l option specifies the name of the remote user to login as.
This overrides the default which is the name of the user invoking
-E The -E option stops any character from being recognized as an
escape character. When used with the -8 option, this provides a
completely transparent connection.
-K The -K option turns off all Kerberos authentication. This option
has no effect since Kerberos authentication is not available in
-L The -L option allows the rlogin session to be run in ``litout''
(see tty(4)) mode.
-d The -d option turns on socket debugging (see setsockopt(2)) on the
TCP sockets used for communication with the remote host.
-e The -e option allows user specification of the escape character,
which is ``~'' by default. This specification may be as a literal
character, or as an octal value in the form \nnn.
-p The -p option specifies the port to connect to. This overrides the
default which is login.
A line of the form ``<escape char>.'' disconnects from the remote host.
Similarly, the line ``<escape char>^Z'' will suspend the rlogin session,
and ``<escape char><delayed-suspend char>'' suspends the send portion of
the rlogin, but allows output from the remote system. By default, the
tilde (``~'') character is the escape character, and normally control-Y
(``^Y'') is the delayed-suspend character.
All echoing takes place at the remote site, so that (except for delays)
the rlogin is transparent. Flow control via ^S/^Q and flushing of input
and output on interrupts are handled properly.
Rlogin will be replaced by telnet(1) in the near future.
More of the environment should be propagated.
Linux NetKit (0.17) August 15, 1999 Linux NetKit (0.17)
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