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Rexecd is the server for the rexec(3) routine. The server provides
remote execution facilities with authentication based on user names and
Rexecd listens for service requests at the port indicated in the
"exec" service specification; see services(5). When a service request is
received the following protocol is initiated:
Rexecdthen validates the user as is done at login time and, if the authentication was successful, changes to the user's home directory, and establishes the user and group protections of the user. If any of these steps fail the connection is aborted with a diagnostic message returned.
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