>I am running Solaris 5.7 on a machine and suddenly I am not able to
>telnet or rlogin into it. I can still ftp fine but when I try to telnet
>I get this
>Trying I.P. adress ...
>Connected to sunbox.
>Escape character is '^]'.
>But I never get a login prompt.
>When I try to rlogin it just hangs, I get no prompt of any kind.
>Has anyone ever experienced anything like this? This happens no matter
>which port I try to telnet into. Any suggestions or ideas would be
If this connection is out to the wild internet, then you'd be better off
using ssh. Otherwise, it looks like the behaviour of a firewall. Your
connection request arrives, and is promptly discarded. The telnet client
just sits there waiting for a reply, perhaps occasionally retrying. That
might go on for a considerable length of time before the telnet client
chucks in the towel.
Paul Floyd http://paulf.free.fr (for what it's worth)
What happens if you have lead in your pants as well as lead in your pencil?