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Windows Configuration

.rhosts authentication mechanism is not supported in Cygwin. hosts.equiv file can be used to replace this method. This mechanism is more dangerous than .rhosts since it allow the user to login as any user to the system. So this file should be prepared with care. PVM deamon and console is similar in Cygwin. Cygwin provides a bash shell for this purpose. Cygwin must be configured as described in PVM documentation. Cygwin environment is not avaliable for remote calls so environment variables should be added to Windows environment. Simplest way to accomplish this is using windows registry scripts. A script for default directories can be also found in t-lab home.

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