Dan Koehler wrote: > I am having an issue with the telnet-server for Fedora 7. I set up 3 > machines with F7 in the last week, and followed the same procedure with > all of them. I installed telnet-server with the following procedure: > > yum install telnet-server > edited the appropriate xinetd.d file to turn on telnet > restarted xinetd > The second and third step can be done with "checkcfg telnet on". > On the first two machines, telnet worked fine. On the last install I > did, I encountered a problem with the telnet-server. When I try to > telnet into this server, I get the following message: > > Trying 192.168.2.72... > Connected to 192.168.2.72. > Escape character is '^]'. > getaddrinfo: localhost: Success > Name or service not known: Illegal seek > Connection closed by foreign host. > > I have never seen this error before. It happens when I try to telnet to > the machine from itself, as well. What could cause this? I can't seem > to find much information about this problem. > I do know about ssh and use that as well (ssh works on this machine), > but I do need to have telnet working too. > > Thanks! > Dan > > DNS problem - xinetd by default does reverse-DNS checking. Take a look at /etc/xinetd.conf to see the logging it does. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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