I am trying to get telnet to work. I know that I should use ssh (but I am doing this for experimental reasoning). I have installed the server and found that it is suposed to be working. For example, here are some of the tests that I did:
[mike@localhost xinetd.d]$ /sbin/chkconfig --list | grep telnet
[mike@localhost xinetd.d]$ netstat -pant | egrep :23
(Not all processes could be identified, non-owned process info
will not be shown, you would have to be root to see it all.)
tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:23 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN -
[mike@localhost xinetd.d]$ telnet 192.168.0.101
Connected to 192.168.0.101.
Escape character is '^]'.
Red Hat Linux release 9 (Shrike)
Kernel 2.4.20-6 on an i686
The problem is that I cannot connect via other computers on the LAN or through a Virtual server on my router. I can however connect via the local computer. Any suggestions? (besides switching to ssh