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Re: Can't into my server ?



on Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 01:13:25PM +0800, Tommy Wu (newsletter@teatime.com.tw) wrote:
> Hi!
> 
>    I just install a new woody linux box.
>    But I found that I can't telnet into this box even in localhost.
>    I can use any other protocol to this server, like ssh, ftp, www... but
>    only telnet can't work.
>    
>    when I try to telnet localhost, I got the message like:
> 
> tommywu@hisdb:~$ telnet localhost
> Trying 127.0.0.1...
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 woody hisdb.tahsda.org.tw
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> tommywu@hisdb:~$
> 
>     the log in syslog/daemon.log like:
>     
> Aug 25 13:03:15 hisdb in.telnetd[3817]: connect from 127.0.0.1

What are in /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny?

Moreover:  why are you running telnetd?  It is an insecure,
unathenticated, unecrypted session protocol.  For virtually all
purposes, sshd is a drop in replacement, with ssh being available on all
significant operating systems.

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