Subject: Re: telnetd dying
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/2005 13:54:23
At 23:15 Uhr -0700 8.4.2005, John Nemeth wrote:
>     Is anybody else seeing problems with telnetd?  I have a freshly
>built sparc system using sources from April 6th.  If I try telnetting
>to the box, the connection is closed before it asks for the password
>and it justs says 'Authentication failure'.  The only thing logged is a
>message from inetd noting the telnet connection.

Does /etc/pam.d/ exist? Is it populated properly?

What about /etc/hosts.{allow,deny}?


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