[lug] FTP server question

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Tue Oct 3 07:48:26 MDT 2000

check /etc/inetd.conf
verify the integrity of ftpd
you might get a sniffer like ethereal and run it during an ftp attempt
and see what is going on.
you might also check /etc/hosts.(deny|allow)


Whit Morrison wrote:
> I have a friend that is setting up RH 6.2.  Everything is going fine
> except when he tries to ftp into the linux box, the linux box identifies
> itself but does not give a login prompt.  He has reloaded many times
> trying to get it to work.  The interesting thing is, he was able to ftp
> in when he did the initial load on the system.  That was before he did a
> reload.  Since then it has not worked.
> I have loaded many linux boxes and have never had this experience.  Any
> help will be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Whit
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