5.1 & telnet

JJB Barbish3 at adelphia.net
Fri Feb 6 19:52:10 PST 2004

To be more clear on that last comment,
you can not use 'root' from the remote telnet, or ssh client as the
login id on the gateway.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Malcolm Kay
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2004 10:41 PM
To: darryl at osborne-ind.com; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: 5.1 & telnet

On Sat, 7 Feb 2004 02:40, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have tried to get putty configured to access my 5.1 release box
> 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
> box
> with telnet and got a connection refused.  Even rebooted the box
with the
> same result.
> I am accessing this box on my internal network, and my firewall
> the telnet port, so I'm not worried about outside access.  So,
telnet will
> get me by for now.
> Any ideas what's wrong ?

You do realise that both ssh and telnet connections targeting 'root'
are refused by default?

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