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Re: telnet... again! FOUND IT!



Thanks for everyone's help.
I found the culprit.
I started shutting down some of the services and found that iptables is
blocking the connection. So, I will fiddle with iptables.

Thanks again.

Gary



On Sat, 2003-03-08 at 15:20, Gary Skowronek wrote:
> Thanks for everyone's input.
> I have changed the IP addresses to a 192.168.0.0, it sounds more
> suitable for small private network.
> I don't use DNS, well not right now.
> 
> Telnet is alive and well. I can telnet from the RH 8.0 server to the RH
> 7.3 laptop. But not into the server. I am able to ping each other. The
> connection is just refused when trying to gain access to the server.
> I get the same response from ssh. Since I am more familiar with telnet,
> I just wanted to verify that the connections can be made before I set up
> the secure shell.
> 
> Somewhere, on the RH8.0 box, the there must be a setting that needs to
> be changed.
> 
>  
> 
> On Sat, 2003-03-08 at 15:09, da_alchemist yahoo com wrote:
> > There are a few things to check.
> > 
> > 1) Make sure the network cables are the right type and
> > they are plugged in.
> > 2) Try pinging 192.187.10.3 to see if the interface
> > with that IP address is responding
> > 3) Make sure 192.187.10.3 is the actual system you
> > want to connect to, because the DNS may be setup
> > incorrectly and/or you have the wrong IP address.  I
> > just tried pinging that address and looking up its
> > name and got no response.  Did you mean to use a
> > private IP address from the 192.168.0.0 network and
> > inadvertantly used an address from the 192.187.0.0
> > network?
> > 4) Make sure xinetd knows that telnetd is available by
> > typing /etc/init.d/xinetd {reload|restart}.
> > 5) If you are using a firewall, like iptables, make
> > sure it is not blocking that port.
> > 6) Make sure you actually have the telnet server
> > installed:  rpm -qa|grep telnet
> > 
> > There may be a few more things to check, but try these
> > first.
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > --- Gary Skowronek <garskoci worldnet att net> wrote:
> > > Hello Everyone!
> > > 
> > > I really hate to ask this question..... Why? 'cuz I
> > > just asked the same
> > > dang question for a different box! But, I have the
> > > same problem and
> > > can't find what I am missing.
> > > 
> > > Here goes...
> > > I have a laptop running RH 7.3 and a server running
> > > RH 8.0. I can not
> > > telnet to the RH 8.0 box.
> > > 
> > > Here's the output from trying to telnet:
> > > 
> > > [root localhost root]# telnet linux_svr
> > > Trying 192.187.10.3...
> > > telnet: connect to address 192.187.10.3: Connection
> > > refused
> > > 
> > > Connection refused..... I tried this as root and as
> > > a standard user,
> > > same results.
> > > 
> > > I have both sets of files set up the same way on
> > > both machines. 
> > > /etc/hosts	has the hostnames & IP addresses.
> > > /etc/hosts.allow has entries for their respective
> > > machines.  "ALL:
> > > 192.187.10.3"  
> > > and /etc/xinetd.d has the telnet disable flag set to
> > > no.
> > > 
> > > Are there any places that I missed???
> > > Thanks for your help.
> > > 
> > > Gary
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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