Bug 37172 - telnetd and ftpd failed to start after enabling them
Summary: telnetd and ftpd failed to start after enabling them
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: telnet (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-04-23 08:29 UTC by aparnakhatri
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-05 08:16:55 UTC
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Description aparnakhatri 2001-04-23 08:29:34 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)

Enabled telnet and ftp services , so that they would start from xinetd. 
Error in log indicates "id not unique" for both ftp and telnet. Line 
number is the last line in the files /etc/xinetd.d/telnet and w*ftp

Reproducible: Didn't try
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install Redhat 7.1
2.edit files in /etc/xinetd.d to set disable=no, or use chkconfig or 
ntsysv to enable services for telnet and ftp
3.service xinetd reload

Actual Results:  telnet and ftp daemons did not start. Could not telnet to 
the machine from anywhere.

Expected Results:  telnetd and ftpd should have started.

ping works fine. ssh works fine too.

Comment 1 Florian La Roche 2001-05-08 20:33:50 UTC
Can you list your current config files? This seems to work fine for me.


Florian La Roche

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