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sr #106060: Backup to remote file via remote shell fails when rsh is a symbolic link

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Submitted on:  Mon 22 Oct 2007 06:32:05 PM UTC  
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Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
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Mon 22 Oct 2007 06:32:05 PM UTC, original submission:

running tar (GNU tar) 1.13.25

Attempts to backup to a remote host via -f host:file fail when rsh is a symbolic link. Example is rsh as a symbolic link to ssh. Execution fails in this case, stating, "Can not execute remote shell". However, if rsh is a hardlink instead of a symlink, works fine.



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