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.\"	@(#)rlogin.1	8.1 (Berkeley) 6/6/93
.\" $FreeBSD: src/usr.bin/rlogin/rlogin.1,v 1.27 2005/01/21 11:09:40 ru Exp $
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.Dd September 26, 2003
.Dt RLOGIN 1
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm rlogin
.Nd remote login
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Ar rlogin
.Op Fl 468DEd
.Op Fl e Ar char
.Op Fl i Ar localname
.Op Fl l Ar username
.Ar [username@]host
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm
utility starts a terminal session on a remote host
.Ar host .
.Pp
The standard Berkeley
.Pa rhosts
authorization mechanism is used.
.Pp
The following options are available:
.Bl -tag -width flag
.It Fl 4
Use IPv4 addresses only.
.It Fl 6
Use IPv6 addresses only.
.It Fl 8
Allow 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.
.It Fl D
Set the TCP_NODELAY socket option which can improve interactive response
at the expense of increased network load.
.It Fl E
Stop any character from being recognized as an escape character.
When used with the
.Fl 8
option, this provides a completely transparent connection.
.It Fl d
Turn on socket debugging (see
.Xr setsockopt 2 )
on the TCP sockets used for communication with the remote host.
.It Fl e
Allow user specification of the escape character, which is
.Dq ~
by default.
This specification may be as a literal character, or as an octal
value in the form \ennn.
.It Fl i
Allow the caller to specify a different local name to be used
for authentication.
This option is restricted to processes with uid 0.
.It Fl l
Specify a different
.Ar username
for the remote login.
If this option is not specified, your local username will be used.
.El
.Pp
A line of the form
.Dq Ao escape char Ac Ns \&.
disconnects from the remote host.
Similarly, the line
.Dq Ao escape char Ac Ns ^Z
will suspend the
.Nm
session, and
.Dq Ao escape\ char Ac Ns Ao delayed-suspend\ char Ac
suspends the
send portion of the
.Nm
session, but allows output from the remote system.
By default, the tilde
.Pq Dq ~
character is the escape character, and
normally control-Y
.Pq Dq ^Y
is the delayed-suspend character.
.Pp
All echoing takes place at the remote site, so that (except for delays)
the
.Nm
is transparent.
Flow control via ^S/^Q and flushing of input and output on interrupts
are handled properly.
.Sh ENVIRONMENT
The following environment variable is utilized by
.Nm :
.Bl -tag -width TERM
.It Ev TERM
Determines the user's terminal type.
.El
.Sh FILES
.Bl -tag -width /etc/hosts -compact
.It Pa /etc/hosts
.It Pa /etc/hosts.equiv
.It Ev $HOME Ns Pa /.rhosts
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr login 1 ,
.Xr rsh 1 ,
.Xr telnet 1 ,
.Xr setsockopt 2 ,
.Xr ruserok 3 ,
.Xr tty 4 ,
.Xr hosts 5 ,
.Xr hosts.equiv 5 ,
.Xr rlogind 8 ,
.Xr rshd 8
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
command appeared in
.Bx 4.2 .
.Pp
IPv6 support was added by WIDE/KAME project.
.Sh BUGS
The
.Nm
utility will be replaced by
.Xr telnet 1
in the near future.
.Pp
More of the environment should be propagated.