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Old 08-07-2001
Computer telnet from Solaris to Solaris and telnet from PC to Solaris

I have got a problem here. I reload Solaris 2.6 OS into my SunUltra1 and 2 machine, and update the latest patches downloaded from

Sun Machine
Everything is fine, the system is on my network and user can log in and start with their application remotely from my NFS.

But when I want to telnet to another machine using the terminal window, I have this message

jennifer_istanbul11>telnet istanbul12
passwd: (my passwd)
Not on system console

All my new loaded machine with hostname istanbul?? have theis problem, wherelse my NFS (fsisun-2) has no problem.

PC Machine (1)
Start > Accessories > telnet  
Connect > 
SunOS 5.6
Login : (xxxx)
password : (xxxx)
Not on system console

PC Machine (2)
From MS-Dos Prompt


The telnet windows appears

SunOS 5.6
Login : (xxxx)
password : (xxxx)
Not on system console

Can anyone advise me what should do?

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Old 08-07-2001
Take a look at /etc/default/login. There's a line:


This allows root user to log in only in the console. If your UID is 0, maybe you can have this problem. Comment out this line and test it. Tell me if that works.

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