rlogin — Remote Login


/usr/bin/rlogin [-8EL][-ec][-l username] hostname


Use rlogin to establish a remote login session from your terminal to the remote system named hostname .

Host names are listed in the hosts database, which can be contained in the /etc/hosts file, the Network Information Service (NIS) hosts map, the Internet domain name server, or a combination of these. Each host has one official name (the first name in the database entry) and, optionally, one or more nicknames. You can specify either official host names or nicknames as hostname .


The Network Information Service (NIS) was formerly known as Sun Yellow Pages (YP). The functionality of the two remains the same; only the name has changed.

Each remote ...

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