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Old 10-05-2008, 12:55 PM   #1
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Question try to open telnet to a windows xp gives connection refused message


I am trying to open a telnet session and i am giving these command which are not working

shell> telnet 192.168.1.109

shell> telnet -l administrator -a 192.168.1.109

Can you please tell me why is this so?
 
Old 10-05-2008, 12:56 PM   #2
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Firewall?

Does the XP box allow telnet?
 
Old 10-05-2008, 01:01 PM   #3
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Yes the windows xp firewall is off. But I have this thread posting in linuxquestions as well which I am looking at at the moment. Thanks


http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...refused-39095/
 
Old 10-05-2008, 01:22 PM   #4
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STill no success. Still connection refused is coming up.
 
Old 10-06-2008, 02:30 AM   #5
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Are you able to telnet from the Windows XP machine to itself in a cmd window ?

telnet localhost

If not, you need to a) ensure the telnet service is installed and started, and b) Windows firewall (or other) allows the connection.
 
  


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