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# 1  
Old 10-20-2009
Network unix host actively refused the connection attempt

Dear all,

I am faced with an error "UX ER087-0" failling to connect to the server.
Any ideas of what might be causing the error?

Many thanks
# 2  
Old 10-20-2009
You'll need to provide more details than that. What software? What command are you running?
# 3  
Old 10-20-2009
Hello and thank you very much for your reply,

We have an

IBM AIX
Model:RS6000

Just trying to install a software audit tool from our software supplier.
Their audit software is unable to connect to the server from XP PC, eventhough root user is being used to login.


Last edited by captain.scorpio; 10-20-2009 at 09:57 AM..
# 4  
Old 10-20-2009
which protocol is the software using to connect to the system

rlogin/rsh,ssh,telnet,ftp,..?
# 5  
Old 10-20-2009
We have tried SSH and Telenet neither is working
# 6  
Old 10-20-2009
are you able to open a telnet/ssh session manually from windows cmd or putty?
# 7  
Old 10-20-2009
yes correct we login using telnet, however the software is actively being denied access.
Do you know what the Error code means? do you have any suggestions?

Thanks for your reply

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