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RLOGIN(1) General Commands Manual RLOGIN(1) NAME rlogin -- remote login SYNOPSIS rlogin [-468dEn] [-e char] [-l username] [-p port] host rlogin [-468dEn] [-e char] [-p port] username@host DESCRIPTION rlogin starts a terminal session on a remote host host. rlogin first attempts to use the standard Berkeley rhosts authorization mechanism. The options are as follows: -4 Use IPv4 addresses only. -6 Use IPv6 addresses only. -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'. -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 stops any character from being recognized as an escape character. When used with the -8 option, this provides a completely transparent connection. -e char 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. -l username the -l option specifies an alternate username for the remote login. If this option is not specified, your local username will be used. -n Set the TCP_NODELAY socket option, which can improve interactive responsiveness at the possible downside of increased network load. -p port Uses the given port instead of the one assigned to the service ``login''. May be given either as symbolic name or as number. 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. ENVIRONMENT The following environment variable is used by rlogin: TERM Determines the user's terminal type. SEE ALSO rcmd(1), rsh(1), rcmd(3), hosts.equiv(5), rhosts(5), environ(7) HISTORY The rlogin command appeared in 4.2BSD. BUGS More of the environment should be propagated. NetBSD 7.1.2 March 2, 2013 NetBSD 7.1.2