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Trigger Linux Machine to Shutdown form Remote NT

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Hi,I have UPS that is connected to MS NT 4.0 machine. When there is power failure, I want the NT machine to trigger my Linux Machine to shutdown. There is UPS software utility that install on NT machine that communicate with the UPS. I used APC UPS. How can I do that ?
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by:ahoffmann
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setup rshd on you linux box. Setup /.rhosts for user root on Linux box. Then you may simply issue from NT:

     rsh linuxbox init 0

That's just one simple solution, there are a few more.
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by:Imelda
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I had already rshd running on my Linux. But I don't know how to issue rsh linuxbox init 0 to Linux computer from my NT ? Could you guide me to do that ? Thanks
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by:ahoffmann
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still said this:
     rsh linuxbox init 0
probably it's wise to setup /.rhosts on you linuxbox
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by:Imelda
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Sorry, What I mean is what application should I use in NT machine for connecting Linux box to issue the 'rsh linuxbox init 0'? Telnet ? FTP ?  Or do you mean there is rsh client for NT machine ?
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by:ahoffmann
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rsh.exe
(why not simply try what I suggest ;-)
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by:Imelda
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Sorry,Where can I find rsh.exe for NT ?
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iz's either in \winnt\system32 or you need to install it from Resource Kit.
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by:Imelda
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I had found the rsh.exe on NT but now I had trouble in setup rshd on linuxbox. Do you have the site that explain how to setup rshd ?
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there is no trick, usually.
In your special case you just need  /.rhosts, forget all about /etc/hosts.equiv .
Then enable the   shell  entry in /etc/inetd.conf and restart inetd. rshd should work out of the box. See also:
  man rshd
  man rhosts
  man rsh     # is valid for NT too ;-)
You can test the functionality on the linuxbox itself, like:

   rsh localhost pwd
   rsh linuxbox pwd
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Ok, Thanks You :)
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