Subject: Re: Solution for rcp + NIS?
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/09/1998 14:07:43
On Feb 6, Andrew Gillham wrote
> Has anyone worked out a solution for the rcp problems when you
> have NIS enabled?  The symptoms being:
> rcp: rcp: rshrcmd: setuid(0): Operation not permitted                           
> I use rcp to copy router configs off and stuff them into cvs, and
> I've been having problems since I upgraded to 1.3.  If it hasn't
> been send-pr'd, I can submit one.

Hum, I don't have any problems with rcp or rsh, and I use both a lot,
either as root or regular user. You should double-check your setup,
and especially programs wich sould be root suid, and may have lost their
suid bit.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.