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How to configure and enable remote shell (rsh) access on a storage system

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode 
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-Mode 
  • Data ONTAP 7 and earlier

Description

This KB is about how to configure and enable remote shell (rsh) access on a storage system.

Error message appears when a wrong entry is used in the hosts.equiv file while setting up rsh access.

Error message: Permission denied Configure and enable remote shell (rsh) access on the storage system

This is because the client's username was not set in the /etc/hosts.equiv file, or the /etc/hosts.equiv file is case-sensitive.

 

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