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Old 07-08-2002, 01:50 PM   #1
graystarr
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Talking Please help with newbie command???


Can someone please tell me the command to start my telnet???

I cant connect to my new redhat 7.3 box because I forgot to start telnet and I need to access this box from work. Thanks a bunch,

Graystarr
 
Old 07-08-2002, 02:11 PM   #2
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If it really comes down to it, its probably /usr/sbin/in.telnetd

Or, you can fiddle with whatever GUI configurator for services redhat has these days... its in there too.

Really though: secureshell. If you want to log in from work and don't have an ssh client and this is a win32 machine; look into puTTy, just type "putty" into google and take the first hit.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 07-08-2002, 02:18 PM   #3
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How is your box connected to the internet? ISP? If the ip
address is assigned dynamic, it going to be deficult.

Frist use ssh not telent you can find a client for windows here:
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

Redhat installs a firewall, by default I believe telnet is turned
off , unless you told it otherwise on the firewall setup screen during install

That being said the command are as follows:

telent your_domanname

with SSH:

ssh -l username domainname

or you can specify a hostname.domainname
 
  


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