RLOGIN(1)               NetBSD General Commands Manual               RLOGIN(1)

     rlogin -- remote login

     rlogin [-468dEn] [-e char] [-l username] [-p port] host
     rlogin [-468dEn] [-e char] [-p port] username@host

     rlogin starts a terminal session on a remote host host.

     rlogin first attempts to use the standard Berkeley rhosts authorization
     mechanism.  The options are as follows:

     -4            Use IPv4 addresses only.

     -6            Use IPv6 addresses only.

     -8            The -8 option allows 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

     -d            The -d option turns on socket debugging (see setsockopt(2))
                   on the TCP sockets used for communication with the remote

     -E            The -E option stops any character from being recognized as
                   an escape character.  When used with the -8 option, this
                   provides a completely transparent connection.

     -e char       The -e option allows user specification of the escape char-
                   acter, which is ``~'' by default.  This specification may
                   be as a literal character, or as an octal value in the form

     -l username   the -l option specifies an alternate username for the
                   remote login.  If this option is not specified, your local
                   username will be used.

     -n            Set the TCP_NODELAY socket option, which can improve inter-
                   active responsiveness at the possible downside of increased
                   network load.

     -p port       Uses the given port instead of the one assigned to the ser-
                   vice ``login''.  May be given either as symbolic name or as

     A line of the form ``<escape char>.'' disconnects from the remote host.
     Similarly, the line ``<escape char>^Z'' will suspend the rlogin session,
     and ``<escape char><delayed-suspend char>'' suspends the send portion of
     the rlogin, but allows output from the remote system.  By default, the
     tilde (``~'') character is the escape character, and normally control-Y
     (``^Y'') is the delayed-suspend character.

     All echoing takes place at the remote site, so that (except for delays)
     the rlogin is transparent.  Flow control via ^S/^Q and flushing of input
     and output on interrupts are handled properly.

     The following environment variable is used by rlogin:

     TERM  Determines the user's terminal type.

     rcmd(1), rsh(1), rcmd(3), hosts.equiv(5), rhosts(5), environ(7)

     The rlogin command appeared in 4.2BSD.

     More of the environment should be propagated.

NetBSD 9.0                       March 2, 2013                      NetBSD 9.0

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