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Could not telnet/ssh from laptop to desktop?

By Ijaseem ·
Could not telent or SSH from my laptop to my desktop computer. Both are running windows vista OS. Tried Putty, Eric's98 but could not succeed. The erroe I rreceived "The host machine could not actively respond on port 23.

Can somebody help?
Irshad

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Make sure the firewall is allowing

by seanferd In reply to Could not telnet/ssh from ...

traffic on port 23.

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Telnet/SSH daemons

by Choppit In reply to Could not telnet/ssh from ...

Do you have a telnet or SSH daemon running on your desktop? Depending on your environment you probably shouldn't use telnet for security reasons and SSH would require third party software (CygWin springs to mind, but there are other implementations available)

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