[rescue] Non-rescue post: basic (?) rcp error

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 14:03:39 CST 2007

Do other network apps work, such as scp?  Make sure to rule out
routing issues.  What operating system is installed on these sysetms?
Any firewall software on them?  I went through this with clusters on
IRIX and I know it can be a pain in the butt.


On Nov 7, 2007 11:46 AM, Doug Simmons <dsimmons at lib.siu.edu> wrote:
> I have Googled, RTFM and sacrificed goats, nothing has helped so far.
> Want to rcp on private gigabit network from hostA to hostB
> Two boxes are hostA and hostB
> On the private network, they are hostA.gig and hostB.gig
> Note: rcp is not normally allowed on the public network: only temporary
> as I troubleshoot.
> hostA: $ rcp file hostB:/path
> works.
> hostA: $ rcp file hostB.gig:/path
> doesn't. "Protocol error, hostB.gig closed connection"
> in.rlogind perms are good. hostB not blocking rsh.
> Any suggestions would be gratefully received.
> Doug Simmons
> Procedures and System Analyst II
> Morris Library Systems
> Southern Illinois University Carbondale
> Mail Code 6632
> 605 Agriculture Drive
> Carbondale, IL 62901
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