[SATLUG] connections refused

Jeremy Mann jeremy at bioc09.v19.uthscsa.edu
Thu Aug 15 08:59:02 CDT 2002

> I have installed RH 7.1 with samba and a web set up.  When I attempt to
> connect from another machine, the connection is refused.  I can ping and
> ftp to and from the box but Telnet does not work either, in or out. I
> have checked the /etc/services files and the appropriate ports are open.
>  Netstat reveals that ssn is in a listen state.  I know that I must be
> overlooking something simple, any ideas?  TIA

With telnet, you need to install the telnet-server RPM package. After
that, you'll need to comment out the lines in /etc/inetd.conf. I can't
remember if 7.1 started using xinetd, if so, I am sure somebody here knows
xinetd because I don't ;)

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
Phone: (210) 567-2672

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