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I've just installed my first linux system (Mandrake 10) and it seemed to go well. Now I want to access it via telnet or ssh from a windows system in a different room. When I try to connect, I get a message that says Network Error - Connection Refused.
Apparently I have to tell the linux system to accepts such connects, but I can't find anything about telnet or ssh on the linux system. Any suggestions on how to do this? Please be gentle as I am embarrassingly new to linux. Thanks.
Apparently I'm not running any sort of ssh server. I had planned to use telnet and didn't think I would need a separate server, but when I couldn't connect with telnet, I then tried ssh with the same result.
I've tried the telnet server in windows and also telnet, rlogin, and ssh via the putty client running on windows.
Don't know if it matters, but the linux system has not host name. I reference it via IP address and am able to ping it successfully.
You really should avoid telnet and use SSH instead. Probably the easiest way to do it is install the openssh RPMs that came with Mandrake (in particularlr openssh-server). Then you should be able to do /etc/init.d/sshd start to start up sshd. There should also be a services controller for mandrake that you can use to make sshd start at boot. I don't use Mandrake though, so someone else will have to help you with that.
then press return, this will tell you if you have ssh installed and if so where it is, prolly /usr/bin/ssh.
If you have got it installed it must mean you haven't got it enabled, go to boot services (Drakconf?)
and enable it at boot. If you haven't got it installed, get a copy of Network Administrators Guide from
Linux Documentation Project turn to page 247 and take it from there.
im doing exam right now and i have a question how to connnect winows mashine to the linux telnet server....
i have installed Putty and telnet server in linux but what more i have tot do in linux?...
when i want to connect whit putty then i get "Connection closed by foreign host" what that mean...
plz help...i have to get through this exam...