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“Permission Denied” error when you run the rsh command in Utilities and SDK for SUA on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2

Consider the following scenario:
You install Utilities and SDK for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2.
You run the following rsh command on the computer to connect to a Remote Shell service (RSH) server:

rsh -l <UserName> <IP/HostName> <Command>

Note The user account does not have administrator rights on the RSH server.
In this scenario, you receive an error message that resembles the following on the computer:

Permission Denied.

Additionally, an error message that resembles the following is logged on the RSH server:

Login incorrect.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2360829.

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