Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 54658
Connection reset by peer
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
After being connected to the machine through either rlogin or telnet, the
computer will display the "Connection reset by peer" message. It doesn't
happen during a specific timeframe or because of doing a certain task. It
seems to be completely at random.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Just telnet/rlogin into the server and wait.
Actual Results: Sometimes it happens and sometimes it takes hours for it
if it shows up with telnet _and_ rlogin this seems to be a problem with a firewall in
between you and the other machine (sounds like after some idle time it drops the
Is it so?
Ok... I am on the firewall machine and I connected to this PC directly and
through another PC and it disconnected me both times. On the connection where
I connected through the other PC though, it only disconnected me from the
computer having the problem and not the other PC too. If it was the
firewall... wouldn't this happen to anything that I connected too? If this is
the problem, how do I go about fixing it?