remote login

<networking> A client-server program and protocol that provides an interactivel command line interface to a remote computer, using a protocol over a computer network, simulating a locally attached terminal.

rlogin is the BSD Unix program and protocol for this, telnet is an earlier, more widely implemented protocol.

Last updated: 1999-03-26

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