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Re: telnet to my machine



On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 06:50:44PM +0200, Manuel Arenaz Silva wrote:

> I have installed Debian on my computer. Surprinsingly, sometimes when I
> try to stablish a telnet conection to my machine I obtain the following
> message:

Does reverse DNS work for your host (ie, if you look up your IP address
in the DNS do you get a response)?  If not, the problem is likely to be 
that the remote machine is timing out the login because it takes too
long to try to discover your machine's name.

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Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
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