RSH scaling problems

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Wed Dec 18 11:47:29 PST 2002

On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 09:26:19AM -0800, David Mathog wrote:

> That variation failed in the 6th iteration,
> further supporting the conjecture that the limit is on the target
> end.

But it isn't: the low port limit only applies on the sending side.
Sure, the recipient has an inetd or xinetd limit, but in this case
we're talking about one host sending rsh sessions to many hosts in a

If you run PBS you do have to worry about rcp incoming to your

-- greg

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