NETRC file extension - TCP/IP settings file
What is netrc file? How to open netrc files?
File type specification:
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:
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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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .netrc file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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 File-Extensions.org's database).
- Settings netrc file
Settings file type for software that use netrc file - TCP/IP settings file
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