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
turns on socket debugging (see setsockopt(2))
allows user specification of the escape character (``~'' by default)
run as USER on the remote system
use /dev/null as input
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
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 © 2023 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.

December 2023 GNU inetutils 2.5