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A BSD-derived command to invoke a remote shell. This command is usually found in /usr/ucb and should not be confused with rsh , the restricted shell. rsh connects to host and executes command . If command is not specified, rsh allows you to rlogin to host . If shell metacharacters need to be interpreted on the remote machine, enclose them in quotes. This command is sometimes called remsh .


-l user

Connect to host with a login name of user .


Divert input to /dev/null . Sometimes useful when piping rsh to a command that reads standard input but that might terminate before rsh .

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