How To Send Dialog Boxes To Remote Hosts
Posted on 2003-11-20
Background: All the boxes in question run OS 5.6 or OS 5.8 with Solaris 8. Since they reside on an isolated LAN, security is not really an issue, and things like SSH are not implemented. Therefore, boxes can freely talk to one another, assuming I have them configured correctly. All boxes have up-to-date .rhosts files. Finally, the purpose of the dialog box is to alert a user of a certain, undesireable condition.
Question: What is the best method for putting up a dialog box on a remote host (i.e. dterror.ds, etc.)? Also, is there some command that must be issued on the remote machine to allow reception of such boxes from a remote machine?