Re: telnet login remotely or local host
> I have just installed debian linux and want to telnet into the machine.
> Neither telnet localhost nor telnet IPaddress do work, I am getting
> "connection refused".
> The inetd is running (checked with ps -aux),
> in host.allow I typed in ALL: ALL and removed
> the PARANOIC from hosts.deny - without success.
Have you checked that the telnet entry in /etc/inetd.conf is enabled (i.e.
exists and is not commented out)?
Here is what my telnet entry in /etc/inetd.conf looks like:
telnet stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd
(the above is supposed to be on one line)
There should also be a telnet entry in /etc/services as follows:
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to email@example.com
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org