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Re: [vox-tech] rsh and PVM3
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Re: [vox-tech] rsh and PVM3

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] rsh and PVM3
  • From: Peter Jay Salzman <p@beliMAPSal.ucdavis.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2000 18:03:05 -0700
  • References: 39E26A10.42952110@sagresdiscovery.com

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Eric Engelhard wrote:

> I've never used rsh because of the security concerns. Unfortunately,
> PVM3 (parallel virtual machine) uses rsh to establish the pvmd across
> nodes in a cluster. When I try to add nodes I get this:
> Oct  9 20:34:50 node2 pam_rhosts_auth[1158]: denied to
> clusteradmin@master.cluster.sagresdiscovery.com as clusteradmin: .rhosts
> writable by group
> Oct  9 20:34:50 node2 in.rshd[1158]: rsh denied to
> clusteradmin@master.cluster.sagresdiscovery.com as clusteradmin:
> Permission denied.
> Oct  9 20:34:50 node2 inetd[486]: pid 1158: exit status 1
> I have .rhosts in /home/clusteradmin as:
> master    clusteradmin
> Why the griping about .rhosts being writable? Also, I can rsh
> successfully from "master" as long as I provide a password. I wonder if
> this is the hangup. Is there a way of defeating the password
> requirement?
eric, try putting the nodes in the front end's hosts.equiv.

ok, you all can stop having a heart attack now....


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