Re: Basic Services Setup

Subject: Re: Basic Services Setup
From: Brian Olson (
Date: Thu Oct 28 1999 - 15:43:36 MDT

I had the same problem on my Imac. I installed the updated proftpd
from the yellowdog erata page and that fixed it. Go figure

>I installed YDL 1.1
>Apparently, the software installed and by default, set telnet and ftp
>disabled. I went into /etc/inetd.conf and uncommented the ftp and
>telnet lines. I restarted and am able to telnet just fine but FTP still
>doesnt work.
>Before I uncommented the FTP line, I got a Server Refused Connection
>message. Now, Fetch gives me:
>Error: The server dropped the connection. (Server may be too busy)
>>From a command line FTP, I get the message:
>'Service not available, remote server has closed connection'
>I dont know what to do. Was editing the /etc/inetd/conf enough? I need
>FTP but I really dont need telnet. Help if you can.

Brian Olson
Assoc. Information Processing Consultant
Dept. of Human Oncology -- Computer Support
UW Medical School
600 highland Dr. K4/546
Madison WI, 53792

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