abhishek Sinha aby_sinha at
Thu May 2 16:41:07 PDT 2002

You would need to define the .rhosts file  from user
home directory. This file should have the name of all
the hosts which u r connnecting to . similar to what
the /etc/hosts file would look like

then you would need to write the /etc/hosts.equiv file

Eg ifu  want to rsh into node2 and dont want a
password for user guest so the /etc/hosts.equiv file
would look like this

node2  guest
node3 guest
node4 guest 

Etc based on the number of nodes that you have,

Also make sure that in the /etc/hosts file u have the
loopback address mapped to localhost . I mean lets say
on node1 the hosts file shld look like this localhost node1 node2

Hope this helped


--- "Timothy W. Moore" <moor007 at> wrote:
> I am unable to rsh into my nodes without a password
> prompt.  What is the 
> necessary command sequence to facilitate this so
> that I may do a lamboot?
> Tim
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