Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-17-2001, 07:10 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Mar 2001
Location: México
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Angry Connection Refused telnet/ftp


I installed a Red Hat 6.2 server out of my country in Panama (kernel 2.2.14-5.0.) This server is connected to internet. When I try to access this server, I get the message:

telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

Te people that works in Panama can access the server with out any problem

The machine in Panama answer ok if I run ping command.

I ask to the people that works in Panama that execute netstat -l, and ipchains -L.

Can you help me???
Old 10-19-2001, 03:54 PM   #2
Registered: Sep 2001
Location: The Netherlands
Distribution: Gentoo, Debian, Mandrake, LFS
Posts: 182

Rep: Reputation: 30
Just two of many things that could be the cause:

(I'll call the host you're telnetting from A and the computer running the telnet service B)

- Check /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny on B.
- Is B using ipchains or something similar to block connections?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
telnet connection refused Marcusj2 Linux - Networking 22 09-07-2006 11:35 PM
telnet connection refused hcmk Linux - Networking 13 09-02-2006 03:31 PM
telnet, connection refused rsmereka Linux - Security 4 03-25-2005 03:14 PM
Telnet: Connection Refused Erice60rng Linux - Security 7 01-20-2003 07:15 PM
Telnet/FTP Connection refused Linux - Newbie 6 07-31-2001 01:06 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:09 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration