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rhosts vs IP proxy? (network authentication)

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The Question is:

Running OpenVMS 7.2-1 with TCP/IP Services.  Have the RSH, REXEC and RLOGIN
services setup and running.  1) Do I need a .rhosts file?  2) When running a
command like  rsh mycomp dir
 I get security errors from INTERnet ACP AUXS as to an invalid password.  I
can't get to pass that even if I provide username and passwords.  Any

The Answer is :

  OpenVMS TCP/IP Services does not provide rhosts -- the equivilent
  is the TCP/IP proxy, and applications can be enabled (or disabled)
  for use with proxies.

answer written or last revised on ( 9-FEB-2000 )

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