[ILUG-BOM] Telnet Server

Dinesh Shah dinesh@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu Sep 6 19:56:02 IST 2001


Hi, 

On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, shailesh bhate wrote:

> Hi Guys! 
> 	Thanks for your help, all of you. I got around the problem. It
> turned out to be a trivial solution. I forgot to set the firewall
> setting. I set that to allow telnet and bingo! Any idea how do I allow
> root access via telnet? 

add entry for ptys in /etc/securetty file.

Warning : Do not allow root access via telnet... It's big security
hole... Better still use SSH in place of Telnet...

> 	I am very much a newbie in Linux, so please forgive my trivial
> questions. :) 
> 
> Thanks and regards, 
> Shailesh. 
> 
> > On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, shailesh bhate wrote:
> > 
> > > Now, I can telnet from the same m/c but not from any other m/c.
> > 
> > Did you check your tcpd wrappers?  ipchains rules?
> > 
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