remote login

Computing Dictionary

remote login definition

networking
A client-server program and protocol that provides an interactivel command line interface to a remote computer, using a protocol over a computer network, simulating a locally attached terminal.
rlogin is the BSD Unix program and protocol for this, telnet is an earlier, more widely implemented protocol.
(1999-03-26)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: remote job entry
Next Definition: remote method invocation
Words Near: remote login
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for remote login
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing remote login
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature