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6.1 Invoking

The options are as follows :

`-K'
`--kerberos'
Turns off all Kerberos authentication.

`-k'
`--realm=REALM'
The option requests rcp to obtain tickets for the remote host in REALM realm instead of the remote host's realm as determined by krb_realmofhost(3).

`-p'
`--preserve'
Causes rcp to attempt to preserve (duplicate) in its copies the modification times and modes of the source files, ignoring the umask. By default, the mode and owner of file2 are preserved if it already existed; otherwise the mode of the source file modified by the umask(2) on the destination host is used.

`-r'
`--recursive'
If any of the source files are directories, rcp copies each subtree rooted at that name; in this case the destination must be a directory.

`-x'
`--encrypt'
Turns on DES encryption for all data passed via the rcp session. This may impact response time and CPU utilization, but provides increased security.

rcp doesn't detect all cases where the target of a copy might be a file in cases where only a directory should be legal.

Is confused by any output generated by commands in a .login, .profile, or .cshrc file on the remote host.

The destination user and hostname may have to be specified as "rhost.rname" when the destination machine is running the 4.2BSD version of rcp.

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