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Re: (fedora) Re: how to setup rsh(d) on FC4



On 2/8/06, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
> J. K. Cliburn wrote:
> > On 2/8/06, Jacob (=Jouk) Jansen <joukj hrem nano tudelft nl> wrote:
> >
> >>a apprich science-computing de wrote on 8-FEB-2006 11:30:21.57
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>>>I try to get the rsh command working to a FC4 system
> >>
> >>[snip]
> >>
> >>>what does /var/log/messages tell you about login via rsh?
> >>
> >>No Route to host
> >
> >
> > I know you said you have the relevant ports unfiltered in iptables,
> > but isn't this the typical message received when you attempt to access
> > a blocked port?
> >
> Nope. You will get connection refused if the port is set to reject,
> and a timeout message if it is set to drop. You get the No route to
> host when there is a network configuration problem.

I disagree, but I won't be able to substantiate my disagreement until
I get home this evening.  Every time I see the "No route to host"
message, my next step is to look for a filter in the way, and I almost
always find a port blocked by netfilter.


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