RSH(1) User Commands RSH(1)

rsh - Remote shell client


remote shell
-4, --ipv4
use only IPv4
-6, --ipv6
use only IPv6
-8, --8-bit
allows an eight-bit input data path at all times
-d, --debug
turns on socket debugging (see setsockopt(2))
-e, --escape=CHAR
allows user specification of the escape character (``~'' by default)
-l, --user=USER
run as USER on the remote system
-n, --no-input
use /dev/null as input
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by many authors.

Report bugs to <>.

Copyright © 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for rsh is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and rsh programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info rsh

should give you access to the complete manual.

May 2015 GNU inetutils