RPC-based remote execution server
rexd is the Sun RPC server for remote
program execution. For non-interactive programs, the
standard file descriptors are connected directly to
TCP connections. Interactive programs involve
pseudo-terminals, similar to the login sessions provided by
This daemon may use NFS to mount filesystems specified in
the remote execution request.
If enabled, rexd is stopped and started by
Diagnostic messages are normally printed on the console and
returned to the requester.
pseudo-terminals used for interactive mode
if this file exists, rexd logs errors and events here;
this file is not created by default.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003