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Old 02-26-2004, 08:49 AM   #1
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RH 9: ftp localhost connection refused

I have a RH 9 system without a firewall. I can ftp into the system and out of the system
but I can not 'ftp localhost'. Before I get to the login prompt, I receive the
following error: "ftp:connect: Connection refused." How can I troubleshoot and fix this?
I can ping and telnet to localhost without issues. I don't see anything in /var/log/messages that relates to my ftp.

Old 02-28-2004, 06:52 AM   #2
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What ftp server are you using?
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Type netstat --inet -a on the command line and see if the phrase "" appears anywhere.


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