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Old 01-07-2002
Question SCO OpenServer & telnet

I was wondering if anyone knew how I would open up my server so it can be telneted into from other subnets.Smilie
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Old 01-07-2002
Well I'm not familiar with SCO OpenServer but
you probably want to use TCP wrappers.
Look for a man page on hosts_access(5) to see
how to set up /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny
and you can set this up to allow telnet from
internal network addresses only.

For instance, in /etc/hosts.allow

in.telnetd: LOCAL, 192.168.254.
in.ftpd: LOCAL, 192.168.254.
sshd: ALL

...and in /etc/hosts.deny


...this configuration will allow telnet and ftp
from any address in the range
and SSH access to all
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Old 01-15-2002
Your question is confusing. You want to telnet from "other" subnets. Are you saying that you wish to telnet into your SCO box say from a remote site via Internet or VPN or similar? I can tell you that I strongly recommend you never telnet into your server like that since your password is not encrypted. Is your SCO server sitting behind a firewall?
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