On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Marty Landman wrote:
> At 01:25 PM 2/17/2004, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> >Kinda obvious, but is inetd(8) running at all?
> # ps -ax | fgrep inetd
> 20482 ?? Is 0:00.01 inetd start
> >If it is running, did you restart it after editing the configuration file?
> >To make inetd(8) start automatically on reboots add this to /etc/rc.conf:
> > inetd_enable="YES"
> # cat /etc/rc.conf | fgrep inetd
> >You might want to tweak inetd's runtime flags something like the following:
> > inetd_flags="-wWl -R 1024 -c 128"
> pretty generous for my little office, did it
> >In order to make inetd(8) reread it's config file:
> > # kill -HUP `cat /var/run/inetd.pid`
> >You should now see something listening on port 21
> No. But I do see this on /var/log/messages
> inetd: start: No such file or directory
killall -9 inetd
telnet 0 21
there is nothing more to it. all as root.
> I assumed it was running because it showed up in top and ps -ax, but I
> guess it really didn't because of this failure on attempting to start?
> Yet I can ssh into the box, and sftp in too. None of which shows on the
> /var/log/messages -- I guess because inetd isn't running; now I can see
> sshd and sftp-server running on `top`.
> >if you still can't connect by FTP, double check your firewall rules
> >(remember that FTP uses both ports 20 and 21) and /etc/hosts.allow.
> # cat /etc/rc.conf|fgrep secure
> # cat /etc/rc.conf | fgrep firewall
> # cat /etc/hosts.allow | fgrep ftp
> # Provide a small amount of protection for ftpd
> ftpd : localhost : allow
> ftpd : .nice.guy.example.com : allow
> ftpd : .evil.cracker.example.com : deny
> ftpd : ALL : allow
> So does the problem appear to be that inetd isn't able to start? Why is it
> that I get so totally lost before finding out where I'm going? :)
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