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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Using slogin

An alternative to rlogin is to use slogin. The slogin command is a remote terminal program that offers strong encryption of the data stream much like ssh. You are strongly encouraged to use this command if your machines don't have ssh installed and configured properly. Just like rlogin, slogin functions identically to rlogin; but it sends your login and password information, as well as anything else you type, over the network encrypted, not in clear text.

To find out whether the secure shell server is running, and to set up the slogin command (which needs quite a bit of configuration before you can use it), you are advised to contact your Unix system administrator. He will be more than happy to tell you about the slogin command or ...

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