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Old 10-25-2002, 09:47 PM   #1
aaron_mj
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Question Nobody else can find my computer




I just set up RedHat 8.0. Everything works fine with the network connection (I'm using the box to make this post right now), unless you're trying to access it remotely.

I can't telnet, ftp, or even ping the box from another machine using the hostname. If I look up the IP address in the router (it has built in DHCP) it doesn't have a hostname listed for the address, the field is just empty.

I can ping the IP address and get a response, so things aren't totally hosed. I've never this problem before. I always just set the hostname and all the other machines could see it. What'd I screw up?

my /etc/sysconfig/network:
NETWORKING=yes
HOSTNAME=ghoul.localdomain

My ifcfg-eth0:
DEVICE=eth0
ONBOOT=yes
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
USERCTL=no
PEERDNS=no
TYPE=Ethernet
 
Old 10-27-2002, 07:14 AM   #2
te_conway
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It sounds like a firewall issue.

Are you using a hardware router? If so I think you need a line in network GATEWAY=192.168.0.1 where this is the address of your router.

Did you change the disable=yes to disable=yes in the telnet/ftp files in /etc/xinetd.d /

-tom
 
  


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