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just installed telnet sever on red hat 6.0 and change /etc/xinetd/telnet file disable=no and restarted xinetd succefully with service xinetd restart but when i try to telnet from ubuntu client ...
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    need help!!!


    just installed telnet sever on red hat 6.0 and change
    /etc/xinetd/telnet file disable=no
    and restarted xinetd succefully
    with service xinetd restart
    but when i try to telnet from ubuntu client on same local network
    i get" telnet: unable to connect to remote host no route to host"
    and ssh works

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    are you sure that xinetd start correctly ? check that using service xinetd status.
    And are you sure that there's ni firewall ?

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    Check to ensure the firewall allows telnet through. Also I would suggest you look at ssh instead of telnet.

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