utility starts a terminal session on a remote host
The standard Berkeley
authorization mechanism is used.
The following options are available:
Use IPv4 addresses only.
Use IPv6 addresses only.
Allow an eight-bit input data path at all times; otherwise
parity bits are stripped except when the remote side's stop and start
characters are other than
Set the TCP_NODELAY socket option which can improve interactive response
at the expense of increased network load.
Stop any character from being recognized as an escape character.
When used with the
option, this provides a completely transparent connection.
Turn on socket debugging (see
on the TCP sockets used for communication with the remote host.
Allow user specification of the escape character, which is
This specification may be as a literal character, or as an octal
value in the form \nnn.
Allow the caller to specify a different local name to be used
This option is restricted to processes with uid 0.
Specify a different
for the remote login.
If this option is not specified, your local username will be used.
A line of the form
``Ao escape char Ac .
disconnects from the remote host.
Similarly, the line
``Ao escape char Ac ^Z
will suspend the
``Ao escape char Ac Ao delayed-suspend char Ac suspends the
send portion of the
session, but allows output from the remote system.
By default, the tilde
character is the escape character, and
is the delayed-suspend character.
All echoing takes place at the remote site, so that (except for delays)
Flow control via ^S/^Q and flushing of input and output on interrupts
are handled properly.
The following environment variable is utilized by