Subject: Permission denied during telnet
To: Jeremy D. Worrells - 4097358 <>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 06/04/1997 17:08:09
On Wed, 4 Jun 1997, Jeremy D. Worrells - 4097358 wrote:

> [ telnet works on all hosts except 3/60 running NetBSD, which ]
> [ prints ``Permission denied'' ]

Permission Denied is a bizzare error for a network application to return.
Because UNIX permission semantics do not extend beyond the local host in a
telnet connection, its safe to bet that something with your local network
interface setup is suspect.

Can you send the output of:

ifconfig -a
netstat -an -f inet