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Old 08-27-2011, 10:39 PM   #1
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setting up file server


Hi
I am trying to set up a file server for my home network. I
have installed opensuse 11.2 using the (minimal x configuration option)

I set up the networking side of things, ip address default gateway etc

The problem is that i can not connect to the server, I tried ssh, Filezilla and sftp.

I can ping the server and visa versa

I turned of the firewall.

Am i missing something or is there something that is not installed with the minimal x installation.

Thank you
 
Old 08-27-2011, 11:03 PM   #2
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And which services are actually running on your server?


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Old 08-28-2011, 08:37 AM   #3
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I think suse installs sshd, the ssh daemon, but it is not started by default.

You need it to be running for ssh to work.

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Starting SSHD during boot can be set in Yast2 > System Services (Runlevels). Select “sshd” in the list and click enable.

It is also possible to configure the SSHD under Yast2 by installing the yast2-sshd package. This is a GUI which will update /etc/ssh/sshd_config for you.
Also, see here for more information.
 
Old 08-28-2011, 03:09 PM   #4
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Try to check the iptables config and also forward your ports if you use a router.

Also you may check if the services are running and if there is some blocks in /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny

Anyway I still think it is a firewall/router problem
 
  


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