The solution was that the permissions for /bin/rsh had been whacked.
The overwhelming suggestion, however, was to switch to ssh and quit
using r commands altogether. I'll look into that shortly.
Thanks to all who responded.
> Sun Managers,
> I recently "tightened the screws" on security, and inadvertently shot
> myself in the foot. I had a small script that executed an rsh command
> to a remote machine. This script worked fine before the adjustments,
> but gives the following error now:
> rcmd: socket: Permission denied.
> The content of the script follows.
> /usr/openwin/bin/xhost remotehost;
> rsh remotehost "DISPLAY=myhost:0 ; export DISPLAY ; /usr/bin/nwadmin"
> Does anyone know what change I made that no longer allows this script
> to run? Your help is appreciated. I'll summarize upon completion.
> Michael Lightfoot
> Michael A. Lightfoot
> Unix Systems Administrator
> LinCom Corporation
> Johnson Space Center
> email: firstname.lastname@example.org
> phone: 281-483-3338
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