rsh - Unix, Linux Command
- remote shell
copies its standard input to the remote command, the standard
output of the remote command to its standard output, and the
standard error of the remote command to its standard error.
Interrupt, quit and terminate signals are propagated to the remote
normally terminates when the remote command does.
The options are as follows:
option turns on socket debugging (using
sockets used for communication with the remote host.
By default, the remote username is the same as the local username.
option allows the remote name to be specified.
option redirects input from the special device
section of this manual page).
is specified, you will be logged in on the remote host using
Shell metacharacters which are not quoted are interpreted on local machine,
while quoted metacharacters are interpreted on the remote machine.
For example, the command
rsh otherhost cat remotefile >> localfile
appends the remote file
to the local file
rsh otherhost cat remotefile >> other_remotefile
command appeared in
BSD 4.2 .
If you are using
and put a
in the background without redirecting its input away from the terminal,
it will block even if no reads are posted by the remote command.
If no input is desired you should redirect the input of
You cannot run an interactive command
Stop signals stop the local
process only; this is arguably wrong, but currently hard to fix for reasons
too complicated to explain here.