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Old 12-31-2003, 04:14 PM   #1
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Enabling Telnet on VL4


Hello everyone!
I want to anable telnet on my VL4 computer, but I can't figure out how...
Can you plz help me out?
 
Old 01-08-2004, 03:20 PM   #2
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Hi!

Edit the file /etc/inetd.conf
There is a line:
#telnet stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd in.telnetd

Remove the comment from that line and save.

Then send a HUP to inetd to make it re-read the config file.
~> ps -aux | grep inetd
~> kill -HUP <whatever PID it has>

Enjoy.

Regards
Martin
 
Old 01-08-2004, 08:22 PM   #3
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K, it's working now.
Thanks a lot!
 
  


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