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I am looking for rsh client for windows 7. It should be GNU.

I also can't run setup on that machine, so this file must be copied.

Reasons: I had a windows XP batch file with rsh commands that executed commands on a remote machine. I am not allowed to install the "Windows Services for Unix" package in my system. Therefor I am looking for an exe file that I could copy to my win7 machine and my batch file would be able to run without changes.

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I found this perfect replacement: ccs.neu.edu/home/bchafy/rsh_vista.html –  Doron Jan 23 '12 at 12:34
    
As you found your answer yourself: post it as an answer and accept it. –  Tom Jan 23 '12 at 12:59

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I would consider using Putty, it should do what you want. I haven't used rsh in many years, but i suppose it should work as expected.

You can download the exe-file here

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If Hirschkaefer wants something to use from the command-line instead of interactively, maybe Plink is a better choice from the PuTTY suite of programs. –  ptman Jan 23 '12 at 12:05

You can install Cygwin which will let you run GNU programs inside Windows. I used it on Windows 7 and it didn't ask for administrator permission. In cygwin you can install rsh or upgrade to openssh.

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