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13 rexec: a remote execution program

rexec is a program that executes a program on another host.

     rexec --user=login --password=pass --host=host  \
           [OPTION] command

The command line arguments are as follows:

Specify the TCP port to use for stderr redirection, in case it is not specified a random port will be used.
Specify the host where connect to.
If specified, an error stream will not be created.
Specify the password for logging-in.
Specify to which port connect to, if it is not specified by default use 512.
Specify the user to log into the server.