Telnet Connection Issue
- hi friends
I have start using linux recently.
During installation i have installed telnet service but it is not
working. When i try to connect it is giving error
message "Connecting To 192.168.45.44...Could not open a connection
to host on port 23 : Connect failed".
help me for solving this issue
- On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 08:49:55AM +0000, imran_kha wrote:
> hi friendsIt could be a few things. You can look at the list faq at
> I have start using linux recently.
> During installation i have installed telnet service but it is not
> working. When i try to connect it is giving error
> message "Connecting To 192.168.45.44...Could not open a connection
> to host on port 23 : Connect failed".
> help me for solving this issue
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Also in xinetd telnet is disabled by default. In almost all cases, the
better option, rather than fixing this, is to allow ssh rather than
telnet. I have a page, fairly RH specific, though a bit dated on ssh at
The reason I steer you this way rather than giving a more specific
answer to your question is that telnet is quite insecure, transmitting
everything in clear text and one doesn't lose anything using ssh.
Addtionally, if it has to serve Windows clients, there are many ssh
clients for Windows available.
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