RSH client (of SUA) fails to connect to Solaris 10 RSH server

Recently we worked on an incident where we trying to execute a command using RSH from Solaris client. For example:  ‘rsh <server IP> whoami’ The RSH server was x64 AMD Win 7 box Domain controller. Running the rsh command gave the following error error message “ Login incorrect’. During testing we also got another error message…


RSH on Windows – revisited

There are differences between Windows RSH and Interix RSH; I discussed RSH on SUA here. Windows RSH only supports etc/hosts.equiv mechanism, although it is called as  %windir%system32\drivers\etc\.rhosts. It has system wide implication.  It doesn’t support/accept the fully qualified windows name syntax (ie domainName\userName ) in all situations. Windows RSH allow the name in “-l name” option…