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Date:      Sun, 23 Jan 2011 01:31:21 +0100
From:      "Terrence Koeman" <root@mediamonks.net>
To:        "Gary Kline" <kline@ns1.thought.org>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: lightbulb?  prob'ly not, but....
Message-ID:  <65dfb9c24084864789667a81bf7f7fef@mediamonks.com>
In-Reply-To: <20110122232542.GB96612@thought.org>

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Gary Kline
> Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 00:26
> To: Terrence Koeman
> Cc: Gary Kline; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> 
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 11:22:51PM +0100, Terrence Koeman wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Gary Kline
> > > Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 22:33
> > >
> > [snip]
> >
> > >
> > > # telnet 10.47.0.230
> > > Trying ...
> > > telnet: connect to addr n.n.n.n: Connection refused
> > > telnet: Unable to connect to remotr host
> > >
> > > Does the "Connection refused" signify anything in the bind/dns
> world.

[snip]
> >
> > Seeing as you're not resolving any hostname it's not DNS.
> >
> > You also have not specified a port for telnet to connect to so it'll
> default to 23, which you probably don't want. Try 'telnet 10.47.0.230
> 80' (80 is the standard port for http).
>  
> 	YES.  I get into ethic as with a normal telnet; when i hit
> return, I
> 	see index.php; the source, not the web file that lynx of firefox
> 	shows.  I'll KVM over to my desktop and cut/paste from there.

That is what is supposed to happen. This step is just to see what telnet re=
turns: timeout, connection refused or some page. If you get some page then =
there's a webserver on port 80 that is serving you *something* at least.

> >
> > BTW, the 'Connection Refused' message means that the port is closed
> and sending a RST, which means that either nothing is listening on the
> port or that the system is sending RST's because of a firewall rule. If
> you haven't setup such rules you can assume the first to be the case.
> >
> 
> 	wHat _should_ be listening on port 80 that isn't?

Well, if you saw page source then there's a webserver listening on port 80.

-- 
Regards,
T. Koeman, MTh/BSc/BPsy; Technical Monk

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