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Date:      Fri, 15 Sep 1995 00:03:30 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Annelise Anderson <ANDRSN@HOOVER.STANFORD.EDU>
Subject:   How To Telnet Out

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I just installed FreeBSD (2.0.5, from the CDROM) a couple of weeks ago 
(my thanks to the author of the FIPS utility and those of the installa-
tion program in general; it went fine). 
I've managed to set things up so I can telnet out, and I assume that if
I can do that (ping and nslookup also work) that I should be able
to telnet in, but I can't.  (The usual message is "connection refused.")
My machine is attached directly to the Stanford ethernet; it has a number 
( and a name ( known to Stanford's 
DNS machine.  It's pingable, and I have run a Windows Web server on it.  
It is not networked to any other machines.
etc/services has these lines:
telnet 23/tcp
telnet 23/udp
login 49/tcp #Login Host Protocol
login 49/udp
etc/sysconfig has:  # My computer...
network_interface="ep0 lo0"
#netmask 0xffffff00"
ifconfig_lo0="inet local host"
I took sl0 out--not sure what it does, but it produced the message
that ioctl could not assign the address...
ep0 is the ethernet card (3COM509)
etc/hosts  (I've commented this out--doesn't prevent telneting out...) 
tcp 6 TCP
telnet  stream  tcp  nowait  root  /usr/libexec/telnetd  telnetd
console   none                     unknown   off  secure
ttyv0     "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"  cons25    on   secure
ttyv1             "                 "        "     "
ttyv2             "                 "        "     "
ttyv3             "                 "        off  secure
#ttyd0    "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600"      dialup on secure  (mouse)
ttyd1     "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600"      dialup on secure
ttyd2               "                        unknown off secure
ttyd3               "                        unknown off secure
#(Computer has only two serial ports)
ttyp0     none                network
#plus another 31 of these--ttyp1-ttypv
(ttyd0 should probably have whatever's right to make the mouse work--
I haven't tried that yet)  
I don't have previous experience with any variety of Un*x so I
could well be missing something pretty obvious.  Any suggestions
would be appreciated.
Annelise Anderson

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