To be more clear on that last comment,
you can not use 'root' from the remote telnet, or ssh client as the
login id on the gateway.

-----Original Message-----
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Malcolm Kay
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2004 10:41 PM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: 5.1 & telnet

On Sat, 7 Feb 2004 02:40, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have tried to get putty configured to access my 5.1 release box
using
> SSH.  No joy, and I'm quite tired of trying.
>
> I tried to enable telnet on my 5.1 box.  Uncommented inetd.conf
line, and
> verified that the services line was in place.   I tried to connect
to the
> box
> with telnet and got a connection refused.  Even rebooted the box
with the
> same result.
>
> I am accessing this box on my internal network, and my firewall
blocks
> the telnet port, so I'm not worried about outside access.  So,
telnet will
> get me by for now.
>
> Any ideas what's wrong ?
>

You do realise that both ssh and telnet connections targeting 'root'
are refused by default?

Malcolm
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