Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is part of the underlying structure of your system. It allows you to communicate with another workstation or system merely by executing a command or program. Your system takes care of the rest.
The TCP/IP commands for end users can be grouped into the following categories:
|Transfers files between a local and a remote host.
|rcp file host:file
|Transfers files between local and remote host or between two remote hosts.
|Transfers files between hosts.
|rexec host command
|Executes commands one at a time on a remote host.
|Connects a local host with a remote host.
|rsh and remsh remotehost command
|Executes specified command at remote host or logs into the remote host.
|telnet, tn and tn3270 hostname
|Connects the local host with a remote host, using the TELNET interface.
|finger or f user@host
|Shows user information.
|Resolves a host name into an Internet address or an Internet address into a host name.
|Sends an echo request to a network host.
|Shows which users are logged in to hosts on the local network.
|Identifies a user by user ID or alias.
|Converse with another user.
|Enqueues a file.
|Requests a refresh of a subsystem or group of subsystems.
|Performs system management.
Communicating with Other Systems and Users
Connecting a Local Host to a Remote Host.
The cp command, rlogin command, telnet command, talk command, tn3270 command