5.1 & telnet
Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
kdk at daleco.biz
Fri Feb 6 08:54:57 PST 2004
Darryl Hoar wrote:
>I have tried to get putty configured to access my 5.1 release box using
>SSH. No joy, and I'm quite tired of trying.
>I tried to enable telnet on my 5.1 box. Uncommented inetd.conf line, and
>verified that the services line was in place. I tried to connect to the
>with telnet and got a connection refused. Even rebooted the box with the
>I am accessing this box on my internal network, and my firewall blocks
>the telnet port, so I'm not worried about outside access. So, telnet will
>get me by for now.
>Any ideas what's wrong ?
>BTW, searched the mailing list archives on freebsd.org , but didn't find
>info about this.
"Your firewall blocks the telnet port" ...
Are you sure that:
1. Your firewall is not blocking the port
on your LAN interface as well?
2. Your telnet/PuTTY session is attempting
to connect to the correct interface?
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