RE: Telnet Problem....

From: C.M. Wong (
Date: Wed Mar 01 2000 - 21:52:13 EST

Arrhhggg.... ok no need to answer. I just got dumb. Apparently, the ip was
being used by another Machine... duh.


> I encountered a weird problem with one of my redhat 6 machine.
> With this box, I haven't touched for 1-2 months, so yesterday I
> decided to boot it up do to some testing. The problem is I can't
> telnet in remotely... this error msg shows up, "Password
> required, but none set". Then followed by "connection closed by
> foreign hosts". And the weird thing is, I then telnet into some
> other box and from there I telnet back into this RH box, and I
> got in!!. This morning, I can't even telnet in remotely from
> anywhere... locally no problem. All the host.deny and host.allow
> are blank. I even disabled SSH and doing a netstat shows port 23
> is activated. I honestly do not remember me mucking around with
> it the last time I played with it... but it's possible. Whatever
> the case, any of you gurus out there have any ideas??
> TIA.
> Rgrds,
> Wong.

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