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Remote shell.
A Berkeley Unix networking command to execute a given command on a remote host, passing it input and receiving its output. Rsh communicates with a daemon on the remote host. It is sometimes called remsh to avoid confusion with the restricted shell, also called "rsh".
Unix manual page: rsh(1).
(1994-12-08)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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