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Old 06-08-2005, 09:25 AM   #1
supermyself
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Telnet service cannot be started!


I don't konw why...

Everything seems to be ok!

the file /etc/xinetd.d/telnet:
service telnet
{
disable = no
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
user = root
wait = no
server = /usr/kerberos/sbin/telnetd
}

I enter at the cmd prompt the following:
service xinetd restart
and it comes back with:
stop [ok]
start [ok]

But I can only telnet to my linux on my linux using my ip addr but can't on other computers.

Why?

Thx a lot.
 
Old 06-08-2005, 10:43 AM   #2
baijumichael
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I hope the problem is with your firewall ( ipchain) configuration. You probable can do an 'namp' to the target from where you are trying. This will report all the ports that are visible from this machine.

Also on the target to which you want to telnet to, list all the ipchains rules and if required give access to the l,ocal machine to connect to the target. See the manual pages for 'ipchains' . The easiest method to test this is to reset all the rules , by issueing 'ipchains -F' ( flushes all the rules).


Your comments and corrections are most welcome.

Thanks,

Byju Michael
 
Old 06-09-2005, 12:46 PM   #3
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I updated my Red Hat 9.0 to Fedora Core 3.
I have configured the firewall properly to allow other hosts to telnet to my system.
Everything goes well.

Thx a lot
 
  


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