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Re: can't connect with putty

Cyprien wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 06:54:49AM +0000, Daniel McBrearty wrote:
>> > this is confusing message out of context but from what I remember:
>> > 
>> > a) can you connect with ssh hostname
>> > b) with ssh IPaddress
>> > c) with putty & hostname
>> > d) with putty & IPaddress
>> > 
>> > if yes to b and d, but not to a and c, then it's a DNS thing.
>> > 
>> > if yes to a and b, but no to c or d, then it's a putty thing.
>> > 
>> yes, sorry for the confusion. putty and ssh have the same behaviour, ergo
>> it's a DNS thing. But ping by hostname is fine and the browser works fine
>> by hostname, ergo DNS is basically OK.
>> So either it's a quite subtle DNS problem, or a DNS/ssh interaction, by
>> my logic.
> If you're using putty, you seem to be using windows also.

Not necessarily.

apt-cache show putty


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