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RE: problem connecting to other hosts



Yup.. I recall this too.. you can either add the name to /etc/hosts or 
you can wait 20min and it will time out and connect anyway...



>Date: Sat, 6 Feb 1999 16:33:06 -0600
>From: Arkadiy Chapkis - Arc <achapkis@mail.dls.net>
>To: axp-list@redhat.com
>Subject: RE: problem connecting to other hosts
>Reply-To: axp-list@redhat.com
>
>  That's right! I just remembered what it was in my setup. I think the 
host
>doesn't know how to resolve the name of machine you telenting from. 
What's
>happening, I think is that when you telnet or rlogin it tries to do a 
reverse
>lookup and not knowing the address just isn't giving you a responce. 
Try to put
>an entry for your machine in /etc/hosts and see what will happen.
>
>>>   I think this is due to resolving names - somehow your machine 
can't
>>> resolve the name to IP to the other host. Did you try to telnet by 
IP
>>> address? 
>>
>>no I dont think this is the problem.  Using the IP address results in 
the
>>same behavior. I can also ping the host using the hostname for example 
and
>>this works fine.  As I mentioned, it makes the connection to other 
hosts
>>but it just doesnt 'go all the way' and offer a login prompt for some
>>reason.. 
>>
>>
>
>
>                                      Arc C.
>                                      achapkis@dls.net
>                                      achapkis@shark.dls.net
>
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