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Re: Telnet



On Tue, 30 May 2000, "Henri J. Schlereth" wrote:

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> > I installed RH and I was able to telnet into my box the first few tries and after rebooting at least twice without making any changes I'm not able to telnet now. How can I enable (force) telnet once again?
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> First let me get the comedy away with. Who told you to reboot, what
> do you think this is, Windows? <grin>
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> OK. Now that I got that out.
> 1.) What version of RH? <<<Redhat 6.0>>>
> 2.) What kind of install (server/workstation/KDE/Gnome/Custom)<<<Custom>>>
> 3.) Try telnet localhost at the console, what happens? <<<telnet localhost works>>>
> 4.) Where were you telneting from? <<<I'm telnetting from my other wkstns. on the on a pvt class c net>>>
> 5.) Is inetd running? Installed? tcpwrappers? <<<They're installed and running>>>
> 6.) Have you checked /var/log/messages for any errors? <<<No errors found>>>
> 7.) Is your routing correct /sbin/ifconfig & /sbin/route <<<They're both correct>>>
> 8.) Do you have any cats or dogs? Look for knocked loose/chewed
>     network cables. <<<Cabled are fine, I can ping the machine fine>>>
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> -- A friend did say to check "etc/services" but if it worked once I can't see how that file can change. I'm not in front of the machine right now but I did check for the info above earlier. "Thanks for reminding me that I don't have to reboot the whole box, bad habits die hard :)

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