[ILUG] telnet problem
Dave O Connor
doc at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 21:26:51 GMT 2005
Ports less then 1024 are considered 'privileged ports', and may only
be listened on by root.
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 21:17:34 +0000, Robin Strahan
<robin.strahan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've set up port fowarding/tunneling from a machine with limited
> network access to one with unrestricted access using putty.
> One of the port forwards/tunnel is to a newsgroup server on port 119.
> "ssh -L 119:newsserver:119 username at remote_machine"
> This should allow me to connect to the news server if i direct my
> news reader to connect to port 119 on the localhost.
> For some reason this will only work under root login. A normal user
> login won't allow the connection. (connection refused). Under normal
> login I CAN however access another port forward on port 1080.
> "ssh -D 1080 username at remote_machine"
> So why am I prevented connecting to port 119 on localhost under a
> normal login? Anyone got any ideas?
> Many thanks.
> Irish Linux Users' Group
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