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Re: Is this problem solvable?



On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard eircom net> wrote:
> Before leaving home on a visit to Italy (where I am now)
> I re-booted my server.
> I noticed that shorewall did not print out its usual messages,
> but foolishly did not check what caused this.
> Now I can ping the machine,
> but cannot ssh into it (I chose a strange port)
> or access its web-server.
>
> My question is: given that I can ping the machine,
> is there any way I can re-boot it remotely,
> or even just re-start shorewall?
>

If ping continues to work rebooting will not help
unlock a locked system.   In my opinion you need
console access to the system and or to your firewall
to clean this up.

There is no default way to remotely reboot a Linux system!

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        NiftyFedora
        T o m   M i t c h e l l


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