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RSH from PC to Alpha VMS 7.3-2

robert70
Valued Contributor

RSH from PC to Alpha VMS 7.3-2

Having trouble running RSH from PC to Alpha see below:-

C:\>rsh chas -ldavid dir
> chas:Unknown error number
rsh: can't establish connection

C:\>ping chas

Pinging 129.94.185.45 with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 129.94.185.45: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from 129.94.185.45: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from 129.94.185.45: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from 129.94.185.45: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64

Ping statistics for 129.94.185.45:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms


on Alpha

$ tcpip
TCPIP> show proxy

VMSUser_name Type User_ID Group_ID Host_name

DAVID CD * *



Wild card selection for user david

TCPIP> show version

HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Alpha Version V5.4 - ECO 7
on a COMPAQ AlphaServer DS20E 666 MHz running OpenVMS V7.3-2

any pointers please?
3 REPLIES
robert70
Valued Contributor

Re: RSH from PC to Alpha VMS 7.3-2

ignore this sorry
have a fix to this
Volker Halle
Honored Contributor

Re: RSH from PC to Alpha VMS 7.3-2

Roger,

could you please just describe 'the fix', even if it's only for our education...

Thanks,

Volker.
robert70
Valued Contributor

Re: RSH from PC to Alpha VMS 7.3-2

basically the following commands sorted the problem

$TCPIP
TCPIP> Disable service RSH
TCPIP> Set Service RSH / accept=host=(129.94.185.27)
TCPIP> Enable Service RSH

My PC was 129.94.185.27

Now the command on my PC works

c:> rsh chas -ldavid dir