[svlug] AArrrrgh.... can't rlogin!
tomh at netzero.net
Mon Nov 9 12:15:49 PST 1998
>Long time lurker, first time poster....
>I've loaded RH 5.1 up on 3 boxes here at work, but I can't rlogin into them
>remotely. I can't even have it rlogin into itself. I did the usual
>.rhosts, even hosts.equiv, checked the /etc/hosts.allow and hosts.deny, but
>nothing is fishy here. I can't even rlogin from my SGI and Sun machines...
>I get prompted for a password, but it never takes... what gives?
Hope I'm not tellling you something you already know but this sounds like
you are trying to rlogin while you are currently logged in as root - it
won't work.... You have to rlogin as an ordinary user and su to root.
Tom Harincar <tomh at netzero.com>
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