[ILUG] Home network
gavin at fiachra.ucd.ie
Wed Nov 14 12:07:25 GMT 2001
yeah, if you said "medium" or "high" to the security setting in the
installation it'll have installed a firewall.
You need to disable it (assuming you don't want it).
Temporarily done by
I know there's another command wihch also does this as well after last time
we had this coversation on the list.
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Brendan Halpin wrote:
> Can I call 4 metres of cross-wired CAT5 a home network?
> With a box at each end of the wire?
> The boxes are talking to each other (ping works both ways) but I am
> only getting so far: I can telnet and ftp from the RH7.1 to the
> RH6.2 box, and X-display from the 7.1 on the 6.2, but not vice
> versa. The 6.2 box has inetd set up and I think I understand that,
> but 7.1 comes with xinetd and I am not so sure about that.
> The xinetd services seem to work on the 7.1 box: I can telnet
> locally. If I try to connect (telnet, ftp or X) from the 6.2 to the
> 7.1 box I get a "connection refused" or similar message.
> Should I be thinking about iptables or something like that?
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