RE: Trouble setting up Telnet access
I've never used apt-get but I pressume its a form of online
updating/maintaining packages which brings me to the point that I'm not
connected to the internet ie. this is on a private LAN.
Can I just download the package from somewhere as a file (then burn/copy to
Damian Del Campo
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> From: Matthew Twomey [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, 28 March 2002 8:54
> To: Del Campo, Damian
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> Subject: Re: Trouble setting up Telnet access
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> Well, I believe the Debian way would be as follows:
> I recommend removing any changes you made to inetd.conf and if
> /etc/hosts.allow had no active entries when you began, return it to this
> (as root)
> 1. get the telnet daemon "apt-get install telnetd"
> 2. activate it with "update-inetd --enable telnet"
> Note - you may want to search for and read about ssl telnet which is more
> secure, or even better ssh.
> Hope this helps!
> - -Matt
> P.S. regarding the in.xxxx format of many daemons - I always thought it
> just meant "in" like incomming... but in fact I really have no idea,
> On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Del Campo, Damian wrote:
> > Howdy, I'm running Potato on a SS2.
> > How do I set up telnet access from a workstation? ie I want to be able
> > telnet into the SS2 from other computers on the network.
> > I've put telnet(tcp) in my /etc/services file (or maybe it was
> > /etc/inetd.conf sorry don't have it infront of me at the moment)
> > I've put 'in.telnetd: 192.168.1.' in my /etc/hosts.allow file.
> > After this the telnet client (on another machine) just goes blank and
> > says that the host was lost whereas before these changes it said
> > refused.
> > I was using a RedHat Linux book which said in.telnetd instead of telnetd
> > I've done a search and cant find any form of *telnetd on the entire
> > If I don't have telnetd on my system, does that mean that I can't be
> > telnet'ed into ?
> > Where can I get telnetd?
> > What was the possible explanation for the 'in.' preceeding the telnetd?
> > it stand for 'internal' which would explain why I can't find a command
> > a similar name?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Damian Del Campo
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