[svlug] New to the list, question about Red Hat 9 ftp & ssh

Tim tim at tetro.net
Sat Nov 15 13:51:03 PST 2003


On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 12:52:25PM -0800, Skip Evans wrote:
> Our problem is the Red Hat machines are unable to ssh and
> ftp to each other, even though we have put our respetive IP
> addresses in the hosts.allow files and I think we have the 
> firewall settings okay, but obviously we are missing 
> something. We get 'Connection refused' messages each time we 
> try.

Sounds like a firewall problem to me.. as long as you haven't manually
disabled sshd.  Run the command 'iptables-save' as root, and if it
displays anything, that is likely your problem.  See if it works after
running the "service iptables stop" command.

   - Tim




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