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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     rwall - send a message to users logged on a host

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     rwall host [file]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The rwall command sends a message to the users  logged  into
the specified
     host.  The message to be sent can be typed in and terminated
with EOF or
     it can be in a file.

DIAGNOSTICS    [Toc]    [Back]

     rwall: RPC: Program not registered
             The rpc.rwalld(8) daemon has not been started on the
remote host.

     rwall: RPC: Timed out
             A  communication error occurred.  Either the network
is excessively
 congested, or the rpc.rwalld(8) daemon has terminated on the
             remote host.

     rwall: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out
             The  remote  host is not running the portmapper (see
             and cannot accommodate any RPC-based services.   The
host may be

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     wall(1), portmap(8), rpc.rwalld(8)

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The rwall command appeared in SunOS.

OpenBSD      3.6                          April      23,     1991
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