Subject: Re: rcmd: socket errors
To: Mike Long <email@example.com>
From: Aaron Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/10/1997 10:23:55
Mike Long wrote:
> >Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 09:06:36 -0700
> >From: Aaron Williams <email@example.com>
> > I have NetBSDi386 installed and running smoothly for 6months
> >or more and yesterday I get this error when trying to rcp from
> >any user account other than root.
> >rcmd: socket: Operation not permitted
> >What is missing in my setup that will allow root to perform remote
> >copies but not any other users?
> We need some more information before we can help you. What version of
> NetBSD are you running? Have you recently updated your sources,
> kernel, or userland? Changed any files in /etc?
> If you ktrace(1) the rcp command, you may be able to see why you're
> getting this error.
> Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.shore.net/~mikel
> "Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
> hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken
NetBSD Version 1.2, as far as I know nothing has changed aside from the
everyday tasks of adding users, changing permissions, etc. No other
changes or updates have occured.