If I *remove* the client name from the server /etc/hosts file then telnet works
fine from the client - whether it be windoze or linux!!!! To telnet out from
the server, then you have to telnet the ip address not the hostname.
I've tried various combinations of entries in /etc/hosts.allow - but it makes
no difference - the only way to get access is by deleting the client name from
However, the login process is very slllooowww - about 1 minute for the
connection to be made (something timing out) but once logged in then
everything seems OK.
Can someone confirm that Telnet actually works as we believe it should - the
amount of personal e-mail I've recived (please tell me the answer when you find
it type e-mails) implies that there may be a bug here somewhere.
Has anybody managed