rdist6 now defaults to using SSH on FreeBSd 6.0?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Nov 18 21:34:14 GMT 2005

NMH <drumslayer2 at yahoo.com> writes:

> I just built a few systems that I could have swore I
> used rdist6 on which worked just fine. But now after
> building a few more when I try commands like  rdist6
> -c file machinename:  It tries to use ssh which it
> can't do as root.
> Remote Command = 'rdistd -S'
> Remote Shell = command = '/usr/bin/ssh'
>  Did I do something wrong or did rdist6/rdistd change?

The latter.

I think you can just use the -P option to specify the command to use
instead of /usr/bin/ssh.

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