Re: Telnet problems

Wed, 16 Jun 1999 12:15:31 +0200 (MET DST)

On Wed, 16 Jun 1999, LM VAN PIGGELEN wrote:
>> When I try to telnet to localhost or from another computer
to my box,
>> I get the message "Connection refused". Everything is set
allright in
>> /etc/services and in /etc/inetd.conf. What should be set in
>> /etc/hosts.allow and /ect/hosts.deny to allow telnetting on
my box?
>If you have nothing in either hosts.allow or hosts
>deny then access will
>be granted. Is inetd actually running? What messages appear
in your
>computer's logs (the one you are trying to telnet into, that
I asume inetd is running, because I can ftp to my box. By the
way. Why is it possible that I can ftp to my box, but I cannot
telnet to my pc? Both telnet and ftp are controlled by inetd,
aren't they?

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