Files with netrc suffix can be often found as settings files for TCP/IP networks. Used by the automatic logic feature of rexac and ftp commands.

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NETRC file - TCP/IP settings file

What is netrc file? How to open netrc files?

File extension netrc appears to be related to a special setting format for TCP/IP networks.

$HOME/.netrc file contains information used by the automatic login feature of the rexec and ftp commands. It is a hidden file in a user's home directory and must be owned either by the user executing the command or by the root user. If the .netrc file contains a login password, the file's permissions must be set to 600 (read and write by owner only). This file is part of TCP/IP in Network Support Facilities.

Note: These files are not used by any programs when the securetcpip command is running on your system.

The default software associated to netrc file type:

IBM AIX - Unix operating system icon

IBM logoIBM AIX - Unix operating system  Linux/Unix software

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AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is a series of proprietary Unix operating systems developed and sold by IBM for several of its computer platforms. 

Help how to open:

Possibly can be edited using any text editor.

How to convert:

Settings files are not generally meant to be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .netrc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open netrc file, edit netrc file, convert netrc file, view netrc file, play netrc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Settings netrc file

Settings file type for software that use netrc file - TCP/IP settings file

Programs supporting the exension netrc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about IBM AIX - Unix operating system for settings netrc file action.

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