Re: Telnet and VNC

Subject: Re: Telnet and VNC
From: Weston Houghton (
Date: Thu Dec 30 1999 - 09:47:34 MST

on 12/29/99 11:27 PM, Dan Burcaw at wrote:

> Weston,
> telnet is indeed included in a standard install. It is, however, disabled
> in /etc/inetd.conf.
> The concept behind the inetd.conf commenting is that we want to user to
> decide what they need.. not just throw a bunch of services on by default.

Ok, this makes sense to me, and was one of the first things I checked, but
merely uncommenting the line in inetd.conf and restarting the box did not
get it started, did I miss something else?

Thanks again,

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